DEATH INVESTIGATION IN THE AREA OF 60 ASTORIA STREET

At about 8:39pm, on Monday, September 6, 2010, officers from Area B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for shots fired in the area of Astoria & Elizabeth Streets. On arrival, officers observed and located an 18 year-old black male outside 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 later succumbed to injuries and was pronounced.    

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

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can either call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or text a ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department is interested only in what you know, not who you are.