Update: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the area of 67 Winthrop Street, Roxbury

At about 4:00 AM on Thursday, May 7, 2015, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 67 Winthrop Street.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 24-year-old male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound outside the above address. Boston EMS also responded and declared the victim deceased on-scene. The victim has since been identified as 24-year-old Nevin King of Boston

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives 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.