Peter Carvalho Acquitted of 2014 shooting

A jury cleared Peter Carvalho of murder in the 2014 shooting death of his one-time friend, Shannon Richardson Jr. Richardson was shot around 1:25 p.m. on May 21, 2014, as he walked down Dudley Street in Dorchester. He died at Boston Medical Center. Prosecutors argued that witnesses put Carvalho at the scene of the shooting: … Read more →

Former Friend Faces First-Degree Murder Charges in Death of Shannon Richardson Jr.

Update (7/21/2014): Carvalho is currently being held without bail. He will return to court for a bail review hearing on Aug. 7, 2014. Peter Carvalho, 25, has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the May 2014 death of Shannon Richardson Jr., also 25. Carvalho is accused of shooting Richardson several times in the … Read more →

Suspect Arraigned in Wednesday’s Dudley Street Shooting

Peter Carvalho, 25, of Dorchester was arraigned for murder Thursday afternoon at the Roxbury Municipal Court in connection with the shooting death of 25-year-old Shannon Richardson Jr. According to police reports, Richardson was walking in the area Humphreys Street and Dudley Street when he noticed a man fitting Carvalho’s description following him. Richardson ran and … Read more →

Peter Carvalho

  • Arrested: May 22, 2014
  • Age: 25
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Unknown

Suspected in the May 21, 2014, death of Shannon Richardson Jr..