DEATH INVESTIGATION IN THE AREA OF 71 NORWELL STREET

At about 11:09pm, on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, officers from Area B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a body found inside 71 Norwell Street. On arrival, officers observed and located a black male in his early twenties suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to the Boston Medical Center where he was pronounced.

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstance surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Boston Police Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.

Community members who wish to assist this investigation anonymously can either call the CrimeStopers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department is interested in your information only, not your identity.