At about 11:45 PM on Thursday, October 22, 2015, officers from District D-14 (Brighton) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 124 Telford Street, Brighton.
Upon arrival, officers observed an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds outside of the above address. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim has since been identified as 30-year-old Desmond Joseph of Allston.
The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with any information is asked to call Homicide detectives at (617) 343-4470.
Community members wishing to assist the 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.