UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the area of 280 Humboldt Avenue, Roxbury


At about 9:27pm, Thursday, October 17, 2013, Officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) respond to a person shot, in the area of 280 Humboldt Avenue. 

On arrival, officers observed a male victim inside a SUV parked at the curb.  The victim was pronounced deceased on scene. 

The victim has been identified as Jose Lopez, 24, of Lawrence. 

The Boston Police Department Homicide Unit is actively investigating facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call Homicide Detectives at 617-343-4470.

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling CrimeStoppers at 1(800) 494-TIPS (8477) or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of those wishing to remain anonymous.