UPDATE: BPD Investigators Arrest Two Additional Suspects in Connection to Death Investigation in the area of 66 Humboldt Ave in Roxbury: Less than two weeks after the arrest of Dartanyan Pledger, 24, of Dorchester for the shooting death of Allex Bryant, 28, of Boston, today, Tuesday, September 6, 2016, members of the BPD’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit, US Marshal Service and law enforcement officers in Central Falls, RI located and arrested two additional suspects. Authorities apprehended Niccokawon Pledger-Grant, 26, of Quincy and Lisa Lewis, 24, of Quincy in Central Falls, Rhode Island. Pledger-Grant is charged with Murder while Lewis is charged with Accessory After the Fact.
Less than six months ago, on Monday, March 21, 2016, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 66 Humboldt Avenue. On arrival, officers observed a male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, later identified as Allex Bryant, 28, of Boston, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Said Police Commissioner William Evans: “I want to acknowledge and commend my detectives for the dogged determination and around-the-clock efforts that lead to today’s arrests. Thanks to their perseverance, the suspects apprehended today are no longer in a position to hurt or harm in anyone else in our community. To the family of Allex Bryant, in addition to our heartfelt sympathies, it is my sincere hope that the news of today’s arrests brings with it some small measure of comfort and solace.”