Homicide Victim Identified

Yesterday an early morning shooting at Geneva Avenue and Westville Street claimed the life of Chiara Levin, 22, originally of Danville, Kentucky. Ms. Levin was currently living in New York City, NY.On March 24, 2007, at approximately 3:58am, officers from District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a radio call for a shooting victim at Boston Medical Center. On arrival, officers were informed that the victim, Ms. Levin was suffering from a gunshot wound. Ms. Levin soon succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced. Boston Police believe that this incident is related to an after-hours party that occurred in the area of the above reported address. At this time, homicide investigators do not believe that Ms. Levin was the intended target. Boston Police continue to actively investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone that attended this party, or has information about this incident is urged to contact the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470 or by calling the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 800-494-TIPS. Callers may remain anonymous.