Homicide Victim IdentifiedAt about 11:50pm, on Saturday, October 11, 2008, officers from Area A-7 (East Boston) responded to a radio call for a person stabbed in front of 220 Border Street in East Boston. On arrival, officers located a 19 year-old Hispanic male suffering from an apparent stab wound. The victim was immediately transported to the Mass General Hospital where he was later pronounced. The victim has been identified as Rafael Sandoval, 19, of Chelsea. The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Police are especially interested in obtaining information about a dark-colored, four door, motor vehicle (either a Honda or a Toyota) seen leaving the scene. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact the Boston Police Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470. Community members who wish to remain anonymous can either call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently protect the identity of those who wish to assist the police investigation in an anonymous manner.