Man killed at skateboard shop on Main...

Man killed at skateboard shop on Main Street in Malden; police hunt for clues

There are 67 comments on the Boston.com story from Jan 29, 2013, titled Man killed at skateboard shop on Main Street in Malden; police hunt for clues. In it, Boston.com reports that:

MALDEN _ A 39-year-old man was fatally shot today at a skateboard shop here on Main Street, prosecutors said.

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LINDA

Everett, MA

#42 Mar 21, 2013
I doubt that very much. He is not that type. He has been the pillar of the community and born and raised here in Malden. He made a mistake. Addiction is a terrible thing. He is not a drug dealer and was never a dirty cop.
malden resident

Malden, MA

#43 Mar 25, 2013
first of all "TellY" there were already accusations made that the officer text someone and the police never said he went into the skateboard shop to buy drugs. I doubt very much that the officer was involved in drug dealing or has done most of what people have alleged. Much of it has been rumors and speculation. Killion was a good officer when he worked on the force. Please leave it at that if you cant say anything nice about him.
Patrice

Cambridge, MA

#44 Mar 26, 2013
Telly wrote:
It's well-known that this was a drug shop people! And Killion was probably buying his drugs there too!
Telly, where do you get all your info and who is Killion? Since you are such a wealth of information maybe you can post who the murderer is?? Imagine if this happened to someone in your family?
Mike

Everett, MA

#45 Mar 26, 2013
How is officer Killion involved in this??? It's got nothing to do with him.
Malden resident

Malden, MA

#46 Mar 26, 2013
This "Telly" got Officer Killion involved by falsely alleging that the skateboard shop was a place for drug deals and he alleged that Officer Killion was buying drugs there too. That matter doesn't have anything to do with Officer Killion. Its just another example of someone starting false crap about someone.
MaryJane

Everett, MA

#47 Mar 29, 2013
This killingcouldn' have been random. There i more to the story and I bet it was drugs.
Malden Resident

Malden, MA

#48 Mar 29, 2013
I bet the police are investigating the matter and they will render the facts as they see fit. The video showed the two guys coming in and it looked like they were there to steal. Why would they have masks to make a drug deal or to buy drugs? The owner was not behind the counter or visible in the video. If the owner was found outside in the street, then he must have chased after them after once he realized they came into his store to steal. I haven't seen anything in the video that would make me believe that the owner was involved with drugs in someway. Leave it to the police to find out who and why.
Curious

Cambridge, MA

#49 Apr 9, 2013
Did they catch the killers yet or are they still running around Malden toting their guns for the next victim?
Malden Resident

Malden, MA

#50 Apr 9, 2013
No word. If no one has come forward then there may be very little for the police to go by. They have an anonymous tip line. Call if anyone has legit info on who the suspects might be.
What

Cambridge, MA

#51 Apr 29, 2013
What, no arrests yet? Someone knows who they were. People need to come foward.
How many

Cambridge, MA

#52 May 16, 2013
Anyone know how many murders there are in Malden over the past ten years still under investagation?
Malden resident

Boston, MA

#54 Jul 20, 2013
I heard that there is going to be a vigil. Does anyone know where and when?
Malden Resident

Malden, MA

#55 Jul 20, 2013
I didn't get to see the two guys who were arrested for a murder a few weeks ago regarding a drug deal gone bad, I think it was in Stoneham but not sure, but I'm just wondering if it is the same two who were involved in the skateboard shop owner's murder At least they have a glimpse of those two murder suspects on video.
Resident

Malden, MA

#56 Aug 29, 2013
Have they been caught for this brazen act yet?
Realism

Malden, MA

#57 Aug 31, 2013
I'm sure the crack Genzale detective agency is on it!
Detective Genzale

Cambridge, MA

#58 Sep 5, 2013
I heard that detective Genzale is on the case, and trying to solve this crime. Anyone know of new breaking news that he might have?
Another Detective

Malden, MA

#59 Sep 8, 2013
magda wrote:
This just doesn't sit well with me. I can't imagine why anyone would rob a skate shop in malden in January when they had many other places that would of had wayyyyy more money. I hope i am wrong and this soldier was just defending his shop and was in the wrong place at the wrong time. But i have a funny feeling there is more to this brazen shooting. Hope I am wrong because no one deserve to die like that and leave behind a beautiful family.
Way too many speculations;,no one is quite sure yet.
hilltop

Everett, MA

#60 Sep 9, 2013
i cant imagine why anyone would rob skateboard shop in januay must be more to the story
Kelly

Saugus, MA

#61 Mar 6, 2014
magda wrote:
Not sure if this is true, but I am hearing from some high school kids that this was a known drug store, kids would buy drugs from someone in there. has anyone else heard this?
Noone will ever know the real reason but i heard the same thing!!
Malden

Malden, MA

#62 Mar 6, 2014
But if people know that it was a drug store for a fact or know kids who are talking about it, why come on Topix? Why not go to the police, even anonymously, with everything you know or heard so that killing can be resolved? There is nothing anyone on Topix can do but gossip about it and second guess. Report it.

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