DEATH INVESTIGATION: At about 11:15PM, on Saturday, August 11, 2018, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan), responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 201 Manchester Street, Mattapan. On arrival, officers entered the above-mentioned location and observed a 55-year-old male victim suffering from what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported by Boston EMS to a local area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.
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.
If you find yourself needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.