At about 10:30 PM on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, officers assigned to District A-7 (East Boston) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 7 Wordsworth Street. On arrival, officers located a male victim in his twenties suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as Luigi Epifania, 32, of East Boston.
Boston Police Homicide Detectives continue to actively review the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact 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.