UPDATE: DEATH INVESTIGATION IN THE AREA OF 396 SEAVER STREET

Homicide Victim Identified

At about 4:00am, on Saturday, August 28, 2010, officers from Area B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 396 Seaver Street in Roxbury. On arrival, officers located a 45 year-old male suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to the Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced. The victim has been identified as Hayden Steven, 45, of Brooklyn, NY.

The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.

Community members wanting to assist the investigation anonymously can either call the CrimeStoppers 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.