Update: Police Identify Victim in Fatal Shooting at 504 Blue Hill Avenue


At about 9:43 PM, on Saturday, September 7, 2013, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person shot at the intersection of Blue Hill Avenue and Castlegate Road, Dorchester.

On arrival, officers located a male victim, who has since been identified as, Jody Hargrove, 43, of Dorchester, suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound at 504 Blue Hill Avenue, Dorchester. He was transported to Boston Medical Center where he was 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) 343-4470.

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.