Keeping Boston Safe: Fugitive Unit Arrests Male Wanted in Connection to Double Stabbing in Roxbury


SIGNIFICANT ARREST: At about 9:50 AM on Saturday, November 3, 2018, members of the Fugitive Unit assisted by Pembroke Police, conducted a warrant arrest in the area of 32 Oak Street in Pembroke. Officers arrested Shawn Padilla, 39-years-old, of Roxbury for a warrant out of Roxbury District Court on charges of Assault with Intent to Murder and Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon.

The facts and circumstances surrounding the original incident are as follows: At about 7:25 PM on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person stabbed in the area of 70 Cedar Street in Roxbury. Upon arrival, officers observed a male victim suffering from apparent life-threatening stab wounds.  Officers further observed an additional male victim suffering from apparent non-life-threatening stab wounds. Both male victims were transported to a local hospital and are expected to survive their injuries.