Death Investigation in the area of 214 Paris Street in East Boston : At about 6:54 AM on Wednesday August 17, 2016, officers from District A-7 (East Boston) responded to a call for a person stabbed in the area of 214 Paris Street. On arrival, officers located a male victim, suffering from an apparent stab wound. The victim was taken to an area hospital and was later pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as Gage Smith, 23, of East Boston.
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.