Death Investigation at Bowdoin and Westville Streets

This morning around 11:56AM, officers from District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to the intersection of Bowdoin and Westville Streets for a report of a person shot.
On arrival, officers located the victim, a 23 year-old black male suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was attended to at the scene by EMS and subsequently transported to Boston Medical Center for further treatment. The victim succumbed to his wounds and was pronounced at the hospital.
The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident and ask that anyone who may have information about this incident please contact the Homicide Unit by calling (617) 343-4470. Community members wishing 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.