Update: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the area of 12 Holborn Street in Roxbury

At about 10:47 PM on Saturday July 4, 2015, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 12 Holburn Street.  On arrival, officers discovered two male victims in their twenties suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.  One victims was pronounced dead at the scene while the other was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  The victim has since been identified as 26-year-old Ryan Alexander of Boston. 

The Boston Police Homicide Unit continues to actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call Boston Police Homicide Detectives directly 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.