Death Investigation in the Area of 453 Blue Hill Ave

At about 8:48pm, on Friday, June 17, 2011, officers from Area B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 453 Blue Hill Ave. On arrival, officers located a black male in his early twenties suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, suffering life threatening injuries, was transported to the Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased.  The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly encouraged to call the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.

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