At around 5:39PM today, Monday, November 29, 2010, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to 21 Crowell Street in Dorchester for a person shot.

On arrival, officers located a 36 year-old black male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center suffering from life threatening injuries. A short time after arriving at the hospital, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced.

The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively the facts and circumstances of this incident and asks anyone with information to please contact them at (617) 343-4470. Community members wishing to provide information anonymously can do calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or by texting ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). Individuals wishing to provide information anonymously are reminded that the Boston Police Department is ONLY interested in the INFORMATION you provide, NOT who YOU are.