Authorities identify victim of fatal Jamaica Plain shooting

BOSTON (WHDH) - Authorities have identified a man killed in a double shooting on Thursday night in Jamaica Plain, officials said.

Officers responding to a report of shots fired on Centre Street just before 10 p.m. found two men suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, police said.

Both were taken to area hospitals where Dashawn Davis, 24, of Jamaica Plain was later pronounced dead, according to police. The second man’s injuries were non-life-threatening.

Clifford Jones, 43, of Randolph was spotted at the scene and was arrested after fleeing on foot, police said. He was arraigned on 16 offenses on Friday, including several weapons charges and a count of resisting arrest, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office.

Bail for Jones was set at $60,000, the District Attorney’s Office said.

Tyron Blair-Battiste, 37, of Jamaica Plain was arrested for allegedly attempting to trip an officer in pursuit of the suspect, police said. He is being charged with interfering with a police officer and disorderly conduct.

Rushon Hemingway, 23, of Springfield was arrested after police say he was seen walking away from the scene while attempting to conceal a handgun. He was taken into custody after officers were able to seize a loaded handgun from him, police said.

He was arraigned possession of a gun and ammo and resisting arrest on Friday, the District Attorney’s office said. His bail was set at $15,000.

A fourth man was taken into custody after police say he was irate in his attempt to access the crime scene, according to police.

Uhmari Bufford, 25, of Jamaica Plain is being charged with interfering with a police officer and disturbing the peace.

Jones and Hemingway will return to court on June 15.

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