Death Investigation in the Area of Itasca & Messinger Streets in Mattapan

At about 10:15pm, on Sunday, May 29, 2011, officers from Area B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of Itasca & Messinger Streets. On arrival, officers located a 22 year-old male outside the above-mentioned location suffering from what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to the Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased. The Boston Police Department 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 wanting to assist this investigation anonymously can either call the CimeStoppers 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.