At about 5:30 pm on Thursday, October 6, 2016, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of Zeigler & Dearborn Streets in Roxbury. On arrival, officers located a male victim, believed to be in his twenties, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.
The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact the Boston Police 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.