At about 2:00am, on Friday, May 23, 2014, officers from District D-14 (Brighton) responded to a call to assist a person who had been assaulted in the area of 354 Chestnut Hill Ave in Brighton. On arrival, officers located an unconscious male, believed to be in his early twenties, in the rear of the above-mentioned location. The victim, suffering head trauma, was transported to Beth Israel Hospital for treatment of his injuries.
The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information or may have been in the area at the time of the assault is asked to call the Boston Police 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 will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.