Death Investigation in the Area of Patterson Way and Burke Street in South Boston


At about 12:13 AM on Thursday, February 22, 2018, officers assigned to District C-6 (South Boston)  responded to a call for a person shot in the area of Patterson Way and Burke Street in South Boston. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, suffering life threatening injuries, was transported to an area hospital and was later pronounced deceased. 

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call 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.