Update: Boston Police Identify Victim in Fatal Shooting in Roslindale


At about, 11:48pm, Saturday, September 14, 2013 officers from District E-5 (West Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 80 Archdale Road, Roslindale.

On arrival, officers observed a male victim, who has since been identified as Nelson Castillo,25, of Boston, outside in a parking lot adjacent to 75 Archdale Road, suffering what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds.  The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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 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.