Death Investigation in the Area of 944 Parker Street


At about 11:47 PM on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, officers assigned to District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) responded to a radio call for shots fired in the area of 944 Parker Street in Jamaica Plain. On arrival, officers located a 16-year-old male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

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.