Victim Identified in Regent and Dabney Streets Homicide

Officers from District 2 patrolling Warren Street near the Roxbury District Court heard shots fired from the area of Regent and Akron Streets at about 12:14am Saturday morning. As the officers approached Regent Street they observed a motor vehicle on Warren and Moreland Street that had crashed into an unattended parked car. Inside the vehicle the officers observed Eddie Rowell, 21, of Dorchester suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to the Boston Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.Boston Police Homicide detectives are investigating this homicide and ask anyone with information to contact the Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470 or to remain anonymous by calling the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS.