Death Investigation in the area of East Cottage & Sumner Streets

At about 9:20pm, on Sunday, June 26, 2011, officers form District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of Sumner and East Cottage Streets. On arrival, officers observed an individual, suffering from what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds, lying in the street in front of 4 Sumner Street. The victim, a 25 year-old male, suffering from 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 urged to contact the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470. 

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