UPDATE: Victims Identified in Death Investigation in the area of 12 Ernst Street in Roxbury

At about 10:15 PM on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, officers from District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) responded to a radio call for shots fired in the area of 12 Ernst Street in Roxbury. On arrival, officers located two male victims suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. Both males, suffering from life threatening injuries, were transported to area hospitals where they later succumbed to their injuries and were pronounced deceased. The victims have since been identified. Victim #1 is identified as Andrew Reed, 28, of Boston. Victim #2 is identified as Angel Oller, 20, 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.

***Please Note: The year-to-date citywide homicide total is 20 in 2015, as opposed to 35 homicides year-to-date in 2014.