At about 2:07 PM on Monday, June 30, 2014, officers from District E-18 (Hyde Park) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 73 Edgewater Drive in Mattapan. On arrival, officers observed a male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as 36-year-old Corey Ragland of Mattapan.
The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information 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.