Victim from Tonawanda Street Identified

On Monday, May 4, 2009, at approximately 7:19pm, Officers assigned to Area C-11 (Dorchester), responded to the area of 70 Tonawanda Street for reports of a person shot.Officers arrived on-scene and located 18 year old Timon Choate, lying on the sidewalk, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Boston EMS transported the victim to Boston Medical Center where he later succumb to his injuries and was pronounced. Several witnesses informed officers that numerous gunshots were heard before seeing two potential suspects run towards the area of Waldeck Street. The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances of this incident. Anyone with information regarding this matter is urged to call the Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470. Individuals wishing to remain anonymous may contact CrimeStoppers at 1-800-494-TIPS. You may also text β€œTIP” to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will protect the identity of those who wish to remain anonymous.