Crime News


Information Needed: Shooting

On Friday, 4/12/24 at approximately 6:31 PM, Somerville Police responded to Alston St for reports of shots fired and a vehicle crash. Upon arrival officers located a juvenile suffering from a non-fatal gunshot wound who was then transported to the hospital. Nearby, officers located an unoccupied vehicle that was flipped over and a firearm was recovered. Preliminary investigation indicates that occupants of the vehicle were shooting at a group of pedestrians before crashing and then fleeing the scene. A nearby residence sustained ballistic damage from stray bullets but there were no other injuries.

This is an active police investigation and anyone who has information is asked to contact the Somerville Police Department at 617-625-1600


Crime Log April 9 to April 15, 2024

Commercial Breaking & Entering

24020873: On 4/14/24 at approximately 9:18 PM, Somerville Police responded to a business in Union Sq for report of a past breaking and entering. Upon arrival, officers observed damage to the back of the store and the alarm disabled. An ATM machine inside was sawed open and the cash was stolen. Additionally, cash was stolen from two registers as well numerous cartons of cigarettes.

Crime Log April 2 to April 8, 2024


24018664: On 4/2/24 at approximately 10:10 AM, Somerville Police responded to Davis Sq for report of a robbery. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated while walking toward Statue Park, he was attacked by two males. The suspects then stole his wallet, and iPhone. One suspect was described as wearing blue jeans and the other dark colored sweatpants.

Crime Log March 26 to April 1, 2024


24017679: On 3/30/24 at approximately 7:03 PM, Somerville Police responded to Washington St for report of an assault. Upon arrival, officers spoke with a witness who stated he observed a female party swinging a cane at another woman. He then stated that he saw a vehicle pull up to them and a male and female exited. The male party then brandished a knife at the woman swinging the cane. The other females and the male then fled the area in the vehicle. Officers located and identified the woman with the cane. 

Crime Log March 19 to March 25, 2024


24015667: On 3/20/24 at approximately 3:30 PM, Somerville Police responded to Broadway for report of a past assault. Upon arrival, officers spoke with a juvenile victim who stated this morning while at school, he was attacked by four classmates. The victim suffered injuries to his face and knees.


The arrest logs will not include arrests associated with juveniles, domestic violence or sexual assaults. (MGL c.41 s.98F)

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