UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the Area of 120 Southern Ave in Dorchester


At about 8:22 PM on Wednesday, December 9, 2015, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to an outside scene for a person shot in the area of 120 Southern Ave.

Upon arrival, officers located a male in his mid-twenties suffering what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The victim later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as 27-year-old Eric Durham of Fall River.

 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 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 in an anonymous manner.