You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe


Surge in street violence unrelated to gangs, Malden says

The recent rash of gun violence in Malden is linked to a group of “impact players,’’ many of whom are known to police but who are not believed to be part of an organized street gang, city and police officials said.

“They are young adults who pose a risk’’ to public safety, Mayor Gary Christenson said in an interview at City Hall.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week