DEATH INVESTIGATION AT 598 HARVARD STREET IN MATTAPAN

This afternoon around 3:33PM, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to 598 Harvard Ave. in Mattapan for a person shot.On arrival, officers located the victim, a black male in his early to mid twenties, suffering from a gunshot wound. Initial investigation revealed that the victim was shot while inside 598 Harvard Avenue. EMS responded to the scene and the victim was pronounced at the scene. This incident is actively being investigated by the Boston Police Department. In that ongoing effort, we urge anyone with information about this incident to contact the Homicide Unit by calling (617) 343-4470. Community members who wish to provide information anonymously may do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department stringently protects the identity of all who wish to provide information anonymously.