Today, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, members of the Boston Police Homicide Unit arrested Marquis Smith, 23, of Boston and charged him in the shooting death of Daniel Taylor, 23, of Boston.
At about 12:42am, on Sunday, February 23, 2014, officers from District C-6 (South Boston) responded to an outside scene for shots fired in the area of 126 Boston Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to the Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased. That victim was later identified as Daniel Taylor, 23, of Boston.
The Boston Police Homicide Unit continues to actively investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.