YOUR TURN: One Week After Fatal Shooting, Do You Feel Safe in Back Bay?
Officers shot and killed a suspect near Back Bay Station last week. Does the incident make you feel less safe in the area?
Many Back Bay residents were shocked last week to hear of a fatal police-involved shooting on Darmouth Street near Back Bay Station.
Jon Sennett was bartending at Clerys on Tuesday night when he heard roaring sirens and saw flashing lights outside the bar.
“I’ve never seen so many police cars in this area,” he said.
The incident occured just when the Boston Police Department announced crime was down in the neighborhood by 13 percent compared to last year.
Do you feel safe overall in Back Bay, and do you believe this was an isolated incident? Or do you think there's cause for concern in the neighborhood?