HOMICIDE VICTIM IDENTIFIED
At about 10:01pm, on Sunday, July 25, 2010 officers from Area B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of King Blvd and Walnut Ave. Upon arrival officers confirmed a 19-year-old male was down and appeared to be shot. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center by EMS suffering life threatening injuries. He was later pronounced at the hospital. The victim has since been identified as Kenneth Rackley, 19, of Roxbury.
The Boston Police Homicide Unit 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 wishing to assist this investigation in an anonymous manner can either call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494- TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department is ONLY interested in what you know, not who you are.