HOMICIDE VICTIM IDENTIFIED
At about 9:40am, on Sunday, October 31, 2010, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a report of shots fired in the area of 60 Catawba Street. On arrival, officers observed and located an unknown black male, possibly in his late 20’s, outside the above mentioned address 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 Richard Brown, 41, of Boston.
The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly encouraged to contact the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.
Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). It’s important to remember, the Boston Police Department is only interested in what you know, not who you are. The Boston Police Department will stringently protect the identities of all those who wish to aid this investigation.