UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the Area of 131 Devon Street in Dorchester

 

At about 10:20 PM on Sunday, May 29, 2016, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 131 Devon Street in Dorchester.

Upon arrival, officers were directed to the area of 152 Stanwood Street where they observed a male victim in his 30’s suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported by Boston EMS to Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased.  The victim has since been identified as Levar Godfrey, 31, of Dorchester.

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.