At about 12:57am, on Wednesday, December 3, 2008, officers from Area E-18 (Hyde Park) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 710 Hyde Park Avenue. On arrival, officers located a 50 year-old black male, inside the apartment, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was immediately transported to the Brigham & Women’s Hospital where he was later pronounced.The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly encouraged to contact the Boston Police Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470. Community members who wish to assist this investigation in an anonymous fashion should call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently protect the identity of those who wish to remain anonymous.