Police Appeal to the Community for Information Regarding the Homicide of Jorge Fuentes

On the one year anniversary of the homicide of Jorge Fuentes, Boston Police Detectives are once again asking for the public’s assistance. Anyone with any information regarding this investigation is urged to call Crimestoppers 

The facts of the incident are as follows:

At about 6:41pm, on Monday, September 10, 2012, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a person shot at 57 Wheatland Avenue, Dorchester. On arrival, officers located the male victim, who has since been identified as, Jorge Fuentes, 20, of Dorchester, outside on the porch suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wound.  The victim suffering from life threatening injuries was transported to Boston Medical Center, where he was later pronounced deceased.

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

Individuals wishing to assist this investigation in anonymous manner can either call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-8477 or text 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 in an anonymous capacity.