DEATH INVESTIGATION AT 742 CUMMINS HIGHWAY IN MATTAPAN

Tonight, Thursday, June 19, 2008, at around 8:05pm, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan and Dorchester) responded 742 Cummins Highway in Mattapan for a person shot.On arrival, officers located a 21 year-old male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was rushed to Boston Medical Center with life threatening injuries. The victim was, subsequently, pronounced after arriving at the hospital. This incident is currently being investigated by Boston Police Homicide Detectives. Anyone with information relative to this incident is urged to contact the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470. Individuals, with information, wishing to remain anonymous may do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Hotline at 1-800-494-TIPS or texting ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).