DEATH INVESTIGATION AT WALNUT AVENUE AND TOWNSEND STREET

At about 6:45pm, on Wednesday, July 11, 2007, officers from Area B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for person being treated for a gunshot wound at the Boston Medical Center. On arrival, officers were informed that the shooting victim was in surgery. The victim later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced.The shooting is believed to have occurred near the intersection of Walnut Avenue and Townsend Street in Dorchester. Boston Police are actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470. Callers wishing to remain anonymous should call or text the CrimeStoppers Tip Line. Fight crime 100% anonymously. For yourself. For your neighborhood. Text the word “TIP” to CRIME (27463) or call 1.800.494.TIPS.