UPDATE: DEATH INVESTIGATION IN THE AREA OF 64 MASCOT STREET

HOMICIDE VICTIM IDENTIFIED

At about 12:55am, on Sunday, November 7, 2010, officers from Area B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for shots fired in the area of 64 Mascot Street. On arrival, officers observed and located a male in his late teens 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 since been identified as Emmanuel Loissaint, 17, of Boston.

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

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