Police Investigate Stabbing in the area of 262 Friend Street


At about 1:51 AM on Sunday, August 25, 2013, officers from district A-1 (Downtown) responded to a radio call for a person stabbed at 262 Friend Street, Boston.

On arrival, officers observed a male, 23, being treated by EMS with an apparent stab wound. The victim was transported to Mass General Hospital with life threatening injuries. Witnesses reported to officers that the victim was involved in at least two altercations on Friend Street when he was stabbed.  

Homicide detectives are actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is encouraged to call detectives at (617) 343-4470.

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line 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 who wish to help this investigation anonymously.