UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the Area of 19 Yawkey Way


Upon arrival, officers observed a male victim, later identified as Jephthe Chery, 29, of Hyde Park, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.  The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. Three additional male victims in their late 20’s also suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were transported to Boston-area hospitals.

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide 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 all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.