UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the Area of 39 Hartford Street

 

At about 2:45AM on Saturday, April 28, 2018, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 39 Hartford Street in Dorchester. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim believed to be in his 30’s who appeared to be suffering from an apparent gunshot wound or wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim has since been identified as Dwayne Thomas, 34, 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.