UPDATE: DEATH INVESTIGATION AT BOWDOIN AND WESTVILLE STREETS

On Tuesday, November 3, 2009, at around 11:56am, officers from Area C-11 (Dorchester) responded a radio call for a person shot in the area of Bowdoin and Westville Streets. On arrival, officers located and observed a black male suffering from what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to the Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced. The victim has since been identified as Phillip Jackson, 27, of Boston.

The Boston Police Homicide Unit continues to actively investigate 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 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.