UPDATE: DEATH INVESTIGATION IN THE AREA OF 115 BROOKWAY ROAD: Homicide Victim Identified

At about 10:15pm, on Sunday, June 5, 2011, officers from Area E-5 (West Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person or persons shot in the area of 115 Brookway Road in Roslindale. On arrival, officers located two victims suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. One victim, a 23 year-old male, was pronounced deceased on the scene. The other victim, also a 23 year-old male, was transported with life threatening injuries to the Brigham & Women’s Hospital and is listed in critical condition. The deceased victim has been identified as Wilfredo Martinez, 23, of Medford. The Boston Police Department 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 should 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 the information you can provide, not the identity of the person providing it.