Crime News

Shooting 34 Paulina St.

On Wednesday, June 1st, at 9:44 PM, the Somerville Police responded to 34 Paulina Street for a report of shots having been fired at the rear of the residence.  On arrival, Officers learned the shooting incident occurred this same date between 5:00AM-5:15AM.   Witnesses heard what sounded like four shots fired and soon after a fleeing vehicle but did not call the police at the time the shots were heard. There were no injuries reported.

The below image is of two unknown subjects who are considered persons of interest police at this time.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call the Somerville Police Department at 617.625.1600 ext.7226.  This matter is a very active investigation. 

2 unknown suspects2 shell casings with evidence markers

Assault Log May 18 to May 30 2022


22027729: On 5/18/22 at approximately 11:30 PM, Somerville Police responded to the area of Broadway & Autumn St after the victim reported a male party pulled a knife on him. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated he was in a nearby restaurant then proceeded to walk home. Once he was outside his home, he was approached a male party who brandished a knife then threatened to kill him. Officers located the male suspect nearby and he was placed under arrest.

Armed Robbery

22026951: On 5/15/22 at approximately 6:05 PM, Somerville Police responded to a business in the area of Broadway & Broadway Pl for report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the clerk who stated a man brandished a knife then demanded money. The suspect then stole cash and fled the area. The suspect was described as a white man, wearing a black jacket with a white hooded sweatshirt, a mask covering his face and blue surgical gloves.

Assault Log May 10 to May 16 2022


22025755: On 5/10/22 at approximately 7:00 PM, two juveniles entered the station and reported a past assault. They stated that while on Linden St, they were involved in an altercation with another juvenile. The two juvenile victims then left the area and were chased by the father of the other juvenile. The father caught up to the juvenile victims then struck them multiple times.