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Investigation Update: At about 8:06 AM on Thursday July 29, 2021, members of the BPD Youth Violence Strike Force located and arrested Willie Ward, 31, of Dorchester in the area of Brookline Avenue and Francis Street in Mission Hill pursuant to an outstanding arrest warrant sought out of West Roxbury District Court. The warrant was applied for and granted following an investigation conducted by detectives assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) into a non-fatal stabbing of an adult male victim that occurred at about 12:30 AM on Tuesday July 27, 2021, in the area of 736 Huntington Avenue.

The suspect will be charged with Assault with Intent to Murder in West Roxbury District Court.