Death Investigation in the Area of 148 Savannah Avenue in Mattapan


At about 11:45 PM on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 148 Savannah Avenue in Mattapan. On arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Boston Police Department continues to actively review the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact detectives assigned to the 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 in an anonymous manner.