At about 8:06 PM on Tuesday, September 20, 2016, officers assigned to District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 55 Downer Avenue. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim in his early twenties who was transported to an area hospital by Boston EMS where he was later pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as 21-year-old Jonathan Cardoso of Dorchester.
Detectives are now reaching out to the public for their assistance in locating the above pictured vehicle of interest in relation to this incident. The vehicle is described as a blue 2003-2005 Honda Accord coupe. This information is sought for investigative purposes only; the person/persons related to this vehicle are NOT wanted at this time.
The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the 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 those who wish to help this investigation anonymously.