Boston Police are seeking the public’s help to identify the suspect in an armed robbery that lead to the shooting death of a Joseph Morante.
The facts of the homicide are as follows:
At about 1:29 PM, Wednesday, July 31, 2013, officers from district D-4 (South End) responded to a radio call for a Person Shot in the area of 1053 Tremont Street, Roxbury.
On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from an apparent gun shot wound. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center were he was pronounced deceased. The victim was later identified as Joseph Morante, 19, of Revere.
Homicide detectives are actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is encouraged to call detectives 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 will stringently guard and protect the identities of those who wish to help this investigation anonymously.