At about 12:12 AM on Saturday, December 3, 2016, officers from District E-18 (Hyde Park) responded to a radio call for a motor vehicle accident in the area of Alpine and River Streets, Mattapan.
Upon arrival, officers observed that a vehicle had collided with a residence and the operator of the vehicle, a male in his twenties, was suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The male was pronounce deceased at the scene. Officers later determined that the original shooting incident occurred in the area of Tileston and Rosemont Streets.
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.