On January 7, 2010 at 8:47pm, officers from C-11 (Dorchester) responded to 87 Rosseter Street in Dorchester for shots fired.

While officers were enroute, BPD Operations advised officers that a call had been received for a person shot on Mallon Road. On Mallon Road, officers were told that someone was shot inside the house at 87 Rosseter Street. At that time, officers entered the Rosseter Street apartment and located a black male in his late twenties suffering from multiple gun shot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim's identity is beign withheld pending family notifications.

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact the Boston Police Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.

Community members who wish to assist this investigation anonymously can call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800)494-TIPS or text the word β€˜TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department is interested only in your information, not your identity.