UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation on Rowe Street in Roslindale

At about 11:10pm, on Thursday, January 9, 2014, officers from District E-5 (West Roxbury) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 136 Rowe Street in Roslindale. On arrival, officers observed a male victim suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds.  The victim was pronounced deceased on scene. The victim has since been identified as Brandon John, 18, of Boston.

The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. If you have any information regarding this incident please contact the Boston Police Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470.

Individuals who wish to provide information in an anonymous manner may do so by calling our CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or you may also text ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).