A conflict that began brewing inside a Central Square nightclub boiled over early Sunday as the area’s clubs closed, leading to gunfire in a nearby parking lot as disgorged crowds went to to find their cars and head home, police said.
Police are investigating a shooting Friday evening that sent two victims to the hospital – one with serious injuries – around Harvard and Cherry street, in the Area IV/Port neighborhood.
What seemed at first like an early Wednesday hit-and-run was actually far more: the dragging of a man behind a car after a fight in Central Square.
Police have announced a second arrest in a series of recent gunshot activity mainly in the Area IV/Port neighborhood.
There is a fiscal crisis looming over Massachusetts’ state prisons and county jails. The inmate population is aging, and the cost of providing health care to older inmates, particularly those who are suffering from terminal ailments, is beginning to strain budgets.
A fired worker stewed for weeks before returning to his workplace to take revenge, police said, targeting a supervisor with a gun and causing a nonlethal injury to the face with shrapnel and some damage to a building before turning the weapon on himself.
The spate of shots-fired incidents reported in the neighborhood known as Area IV and The Port is likely at an end with the arrest late Wednesday of a single person.
Police Commissioner Robert C. Haas is retiring after nine years leading the Cambridge Police Department, effective at the end of his contract in May.
Two men were shot outside Mount Auburn Hospital late Tuesday, one fatally, in what police are calling a “very active and open investigation.”
The 77-year-old victim of a Feb. 28 hit-and-run has died, Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan and Cambridge Police Commissioner Robert Haas confirmed, and charges for a suspect have been changed to reflect it.