Update: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the Area of 68 Aguadilla Street, South End


At about 2:44 AM on Saturday, July 19, 2014, officers from District D-4 (South End) responded to a radio call for a person shot outside in the area of 68 Aguadilla Street. Upon arrival, officers observed a male victim, later identified as 20-year-old Niko E. Nunez of Boston, suffering from a gunshot wound. Nunez was transported to Boston Medical Center, where he was later pronounced deceased.

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Boston Police Homicide Unit 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 β€˜TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation anonymously.