Boston Police Incidents for January 21, 2006

Victim Shot on Ballou Avenue in DorchesterOfficers assigned to District 3 responded to a report of a shooting last night at 5:48pm in the area of Ballou Avenue and Mascot Street. On arrival officers discovered a 22-year-old male suffering from multiple gun shot wounds. The victim was transported to the Boston Medical Center and treated for his injuries. No arrests have been made, the shooting remains under investigation. Sex Offender Arrested at Shelter Yesterday at noon, Members of the Youth Violence Strike Force arrested John J. Kelleher, 54, of Boston for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender as he attempted to enter a shelter at 17 Court Street. He will be arraigned Monday morning at the Boston Municipal Court. Victim Assaulted by Skateboarders on Franklin Street Last night at about 7:20pm, a 64-year-old victim reported to officers from District 1 that while repairing anti skate guards outside of 185 Franklin Street, he was assaulted by 8 skateboarders. The victim states it is an ongoing problem with skateboarder damaging the property and the anti skate guards were installed to prevent the skaters from further damaging the property. One of the eight white males struck the victim with his skateboard before fleeing the area. The victim did not require medical assistance. Firearm Recovered in Dorchester Friday afternoon at 3:15pm, officers from District 11 responded to Melville Avenue and Silloway Street on a report of a found firearm. According to a witness, a black male was observed running and drop a silver colored handgun near a tree on Melville Avenue. The witness and police recovered Powerline Airstrike 240 Air gun at that location. The weapon was forwarded to the Ballistic Unit. Two Suspects Rob Victims on American Legion Highway and Blue Hill Avenue Three victims entered District 3 this morning at 4:10am to report a robbery that had just occurred. The victims reported that two unknown black males robbed them at gun and knifepoint while they were standing outside their motor vehicle this morning on Blue Hill Avenue and American Legion Highway. The suspects fled with the victim’s wallet, personal papers, and U.S. Currency Multiple Incidents from 100 Warrenton Street in the Theatre District This morning at 2:38am, numerous officers from District 1 responded to the 100 Warrenton Street area after multiple calls for fights and crowd control as the clubs were closing. Officers observed Daniel Gibson, 22, of East Boston, swinging at patrons causing them to run through the parking lot to avoid him. Gibson then began punching an unknown white male at which time officers attempted to place Gibson under arrest. He failed to comply with officers and violently resisted arrest. While the officers were cuffing the suspect, he pounded his head on a motor vehicles windshield causing it to shatter. He will be arraigned Monday morning. At about 3:49am, police responded to Saint Elizabeth’s Medical Center where they spoke with a male from Worcester who reports that at about 2:00am, he was struck on the head with a flashlight as he attempted to leave the Rumor Club located at 100 Warrenton Street. He was treated for his injuries that are considered non-life threatening.