Man Arrested Near Denzel Washington 'Equalizer 2' Movie Set in Boston - NBC 7 San Diego

Man Arrested Near Denzel Washington 'Equalizer 2' Movie Set in Boston

The suspect drew a knife before being met with police

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    'Tonight': Denzel Washington Dramatically Reads Cards

    Denzel Washington and host Jimmy Fallon take turns giving extremely dramatic readings of standard greeting cards. (Published Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016)

    A man is under arrest following a carjacking on Thursday night near the set of a Denzel Washington movie being filmed near Boston’s South End.

    Police say the suspect, Victor Lee, 52, of Dorchester, had stolen a woman’s purse at a nearby business a few blocks away from the area of Shawmut Avenue and Union Park Street.

    While approaching the suspect, police say that Lee turned around and was holding a large knife in his hand and began coming towards officers.

    After police pulled their firearms and told the suspect to stop, Lee allegedly moved away, got into a car that was stopped nearby, and tried to drive away. The driver that was inside the car was able to get out as police began to surround the vehicle.

    'Late Night’: Short Says Meyers Looks Like O’Rourke-Cruz Love Child

    [NATL] 'Late Night’: Short Says Meyers Looks Like O’Rourke-Cruz Love Child

    Comedian Martin Short talks about the midterm elections and tells Seth Meyers he has youthful skin and looks like the love child of U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz. 

    (Published 4 hours ago)

    As officers got near the car, the suspect allegedly threw his knife directly at one officer.

    Unable to drive away, officers used pepper spray on Lee and took him into custody following a violent struggle.

    Lee will be in court to face charges including carjacking, assault, and resisting arrest.

    Lee, along with other officers at the scene, were treated for exposure to pepper spray.

    This is the second time the set of Washington’s film “The Equalizer 2” has become an actual crime scene. Earlier this month, two people were arrested near the set following a non-fatal double shooting.


    'Tonight’: #TurkeyDayTradition Hashtags

    [NATL] 'Tonight’: #TurkeyDayTradition Hashtags

    Jimmy Fallon reads some of his favorite tweets with the hashtag #TurkeyDayTradition.

    (Published 4 hours ago)