At about 11:45 PM on Thursday, October 22, 2015, officers from District D-14 (Brighton) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 124 Telford Street, Brighton.
Upon arrival, officers observed an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds outside of the above address. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene and later identified as 30-year-old Desmond Joseph of Allston.
Detectives are now seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect, 25-year-old Gammada M. Musa of Brighton, in relation to this incident. Musa is described as a black male, about 5’10”, and 195 lbs. This suspect is considered armed and dangerous. If encountered, persons are strongly urged to contact police.
The Boston Police Department continues to actively review the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with any information is asked to call Homicide detectives at (617) 343-4470 or the BPD Fugitive Unit at (617) 343-4468.
Community members wishing to assist the 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.