Daily Dose of Great Police Work: Officers Arrest One Suspect for Stabbing in South Boston


At about 3:30 AM, on October 25, 2014 officers from District C-6 (South Boston) responded to a radio call for two persons stabbed at 151 Old Colony Avenue, South Boston.

On arrival officers observed two male victims in the parking lot suffering from apparent stab wounds. Victim one, a 26-year-old male from Waltham was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital with serious injuries. A second male victim, a 33-year-old from Quincy, was transported to Boston Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Officers spoke with witnesses on scene who reported that approximately six men were involved in a verbal altercation which became physical and resulted in two of the men being stabbed. Witnesses further stated the suspects described as three white males in their teen's, suspect #1 wearing a blue hooded sweat shirt, suspect #2 wearing a green hooded sweatshirt and a third white male, fled the area on foot after the stabbing, towards Dorchester Avenue. 

Officers immediately canvassed the area of Dorchester Avenue, and observed two males standing on Rogers Street, who fit the description the witnesses’ gave. After a brief foot chase and the suspects running into an apartment on Rogers Street, officers were able get the two suspects to come out without incident.

Suspect Dominic A. Bazzinotti, 18, of South Boston was positively identified and arrested. He is charged with Assault with Intent to Murder, Assault and Battery Dangerous Weapon and Affray.  The second suspect was identified and released.

Bazznotti is expected to appear in South Boston District Court on Monday.