Homicide Arrest after Stabbing at 101 Dale Street

At approximately 2:20 this afternoon, an officer on patrol came upon an altercation between two males at 101 Dale Street in Roxbury. Around the same time, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person stabbed at the same location. On arrival, officers located a male suffering from multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center by ambulance with life threatening injuries. A short while after arriving at the hospital, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced.After obtaining a description of the suspect, officers searched the neighborhood and located the suspect in a nearby apartment. David Copeland, 29, of Roxbury, was arrested and will be charged with Murder. He will appear in Roxbury District Court tomorrow. The Boston Police Homicide Unit is asking any additional witnesses to come forward with information about the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident by calling (617) 343-4470. Individuals wishing to provide information anonymously may do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Hotline at 1-800-494-TIPS or texting ‘TIPS’ to CRIME (27463).