Death Investigation in the Area of 66 Humboldt Avenue, Roxbury


At about 3:05 AM on Monday, March 21, 2016, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 66 Humboldt Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers observed a male victim who appeared to be in his 20’s suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. A second male victim was located a short time later suffering from what appeared to be a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. That victim was transported to Boston Medical Center. Further investigation led officers to recover several firearms from the scene.

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.