UPDATE: Boston Police Identify Weaver Court Homicide Victim

At approximately 8:44pm on the night of May 17, 2008, officers from District B-2 (Dorchester and Mattapan) responded to 12 Weaver Court in Roxbury for reports of a person shot.On arrival, officers located a male suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. EMS transported the victim to Boston Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. At the hospital, the victim, Sheikh Kakay, 22, of Roxbury, eventually succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced. Mr. Kakay is the city’s 22nd homicide victim of 2008. Boston Police homicide detectives are continuing to actively investigate this incident and ask that anyone with information contact the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470. For those individuals wishing to remain anonymous, the CrimeStoppers Tip Line can be reached by calling 1-800-494-TIPS or texting ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).