Death Investigation in the area of 553 Boylston Street


At about 11:08 PM, Thursday, August 22, 2013, officers from District 4 (Back Bay) responded to a radio call for a person shot at 553 Boylston Street, Back Bay

Upon arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center with life threatening injuries and later pronounced deceased. 

Homicide detectives are actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is encouraged to call detectives at (617) 343-5619.

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word β€˜TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of those who wish to help this investigation anonymously.