Death Investigation in the area of 196 Itasca St.


At about 11:36 PM, Thursday, February 20, 2014, Officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 196 Itasca Street in Mattapan.

On arrival, officers located a male victim, possibly in his twenties, outside of the location with apparent gunshots wounds. The victim was pronounced on scene.

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

Community members who wish to assist this investigation anonymously can call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-(800)-494-TIPS. You may also text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department is interested only in your information, not your identity.