Friday Night Recap: One Dead, Multiple Shot, Firearms Recovered

Overnight Friday Officers from all over the city of Boston Responded to numerous calls to service, including calls for shots fired as well as multiple people shot. Officers also made numerous arrests for gun related crimes. Here’s our cliff notes on the night:

Friday, November 6th at 23:00 hours:

Boston Police Officers from District E-13 responded to a Shots Fired call in the area of 11 Creighton Street in Jamaica Plain. Three adult male victims were located in the are, all three were suffering from apparent gun shot wounds. Boston EMS quickly arrived and transported all three. Two of the men were transported with serious but non-life-threatening injuries however the third victim was transported to a local area Hosptial where he succumbed to his injuries and was subsequently pronounced deceased.

While one of the victims was being transported to a local area hospital, a firearm was dislodged and fell from his boot. The weapon was quickly secured and the subject was placed into custody. The subject, Kelvin Pimentel, 28-years-old of Jamaica Plain, is expected to be arraigned on charges of Carrying a Loaded Firearm without a license, Carrying a firearm with out a license, and unlawful possession of ammunition.

Friday, November 6th at 23:35 hours:

While on patrol in the ‘H-Block’ area of Roxbury Officers from District B-2 noticed a vehicle with extremely dark tints driving through the area, they proceeded to follow the vehicle before stopping it at the intersection of Blue Hill Ave and Columbia Road. Officers observed the side panel next to the floor of the passenger’s seat to be protruding outwards in an abnormal fashion and both occupants were removed from the vehicle. Inside of the panel, officers recovered multiple plastic bags and an undisclosed amount of US Currency. Within the gear shift, officers recovered a tan Sig Sauer P320 9mm firearm loaded with eighteen rounds of live ammunition and fitted with a laser sight. Additionally, officers recovered an undisclosed amount of US Currency accompanied by a plastic bag containing a substance believed to be fentanyl and two smaller plastic bags containing a substance believed to be crack cocaine. Both the operator and the passenger were taken into custody.

Officers arrested the operator, Rafael Rivera, 21-years-old, of Jamaica Plain and the passenger, Rahmses Castillo, 24-years-old of Dorchester. Both are expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Large Capacity Firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Loaded Firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm with an Obliterated Serial Number, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Trafficking Class A Drugs, and Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B Drugs. Rivera faces an additional charge of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm Subsequent Offense. 

Saturday, November 7th at 00:05 hours:

Boston Police Officers from District B-2 responded to the area of Mt Pleasant Street in Roxbury for the ShotSpotter activation for 12+ rounds as well as numerous 911 calls for shots fired. Officers located ballistics evidence and Detectives were notified however no victims were located. At this time no arrests have been made and no further information is available. 

Saturday, November 7th at 00:37 hours:

Boston Police Officers from District C-11 responded for Shots Fired in the area of 93 Holmes Ave in Dorchester last night. On arrival they located an adult male suffering from apparent gun shot wounds. Boston EMS quickly transported the man with serious but non-life-threatening injuries to a local area hospital. At this time no further information is available and no arrests have been made.

Saturday, November 7th at 00:51 hours:

Boston Police Officers from District B-2 responded to the area of 12 Howland Street in the H-Block area of Roxbury for the ShotSpotter activation for 27+ rounds as well as numerous 911 calls for shots fired. Officers located ballistics evidence and Detectives were notified however no victims were located. At this time no arrests have been made and no further information is available. 

Saturday, November 7th at 00:56 hours:

Boston Police Officers from District B-2 responded for Shots Fired in the area of 58 Ruthven Street in the H-Block area of Roxbury last night. On arrival they located an adult male suffering from apparent gun shot wounds. Boston EMS quickly transported the man with serious but non-life-threatening injuries to a local area hospital. At this time no further information is available and no arrests have been made.

Saturday, November 7th at 02:28 hours:

While on patrol in the H-Block Area of Roxbury, Officers from District B-2 observed a motor vehicle with excessive tints, at the intersection of Maple Street and Seaver Street. The vehicle was positioned past the stop line of the red light, inching toward the intersection. Officers activated their emergency equipment and initiated a traffic stop at the intersection. Before approaching the vehicle, officers observed the operator bend over, reaching across the center console and into the passenger seat area before quickly returning back to the driver’s seat. Officers approached the vehicle and were immediately met with confrontation from the operator. The operator, who was holding a lit marijuana cigarette, refused to provide his driver’s license, stating that officers had no reason to pull him over. Officers provided the operator with the reason for the stop multiple times before they were able to obtain a license from both the operator and the female passenger.

A query of the operator’s license led to the discovery that it had been suspended. The operator and the passenger removed from the vehicle. Inside of the glove compartment, officers recovered a black and silver Smith & Wesson MP Shield 9mm firearm fitted with a laser sight and loaded with eight rounds of live ammunition. The operator was taken into custody. The passenger was identified and released from the scene. Officers arrested Nicholas Brown, 30-years-old, of Cambridge. Brown is expected to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court on charges of Carrying a Loaded Firearm without a License, Carrying a Loaded Firearm Second Offense, Carrying a Firearm without a License, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition Subsequent Offense, and Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Suspended License.


Overall last night was quite the busy night, additionally Boston Police officers responded to at least 3 other shot spotter activations, as well as numerous other calls for service throughout the city. Strong work by all Officers last night! As always, community members wishing to assist in the investigation can help by calling the CrimeoStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).