DEATH INVESTIGATION in the area of West Cottage and Dudley Streets

At about 1:40 PM, on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to am outside scene for a person shot in the area of West Cottage and Dudley Streets. On arrival, officers located an adult male, believed to be in his twenties, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to Boston Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact the Boston Police Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.

Community members who wish to assist this investigation anonymously can either call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800)494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department stringently protects the identities of those who wish to remain anonymous and is interested only in your information, not your identity.