Death Investigation in the Area of 17 Doone Ave in Mattapan


At about 3:22pm on Friday, June 24, 2016, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a call for shots fired in the area of 17 Doone Ave in Mattapan. On arrival, officers located a male victim, believed to be in his forties, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

The Boston Police Department continues to actively review 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.