At about 11:30 AM on Sunday October 23, 2016, officers from District E-18 (Hyde Park) responded to a call for a person who appeared to be lying motionless inside a motor vehicle in the area of 36 Williams Avenue in Hyde Park. On arrival, officers located a male victim, believed to be in his early twenties, suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced on the scene. The victim has since been identified as James Clermont, 24, of South Weymouth, MA.
The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact detectives assigned to Homicide Unit 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.