Update: Victim Identified from Death Investigation in the Area of Washington Street and Dunbar Avenue in Dorchester

At about 1:40 AM on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, officers from District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of Washington Street and Dunbar Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers observed a male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced on-scene.  The victim has since been identified as Alvin Sealey, 19, of Dorchester.

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.