Death Investigation in the Area of 62 Astoria Street, Mattapan


At about 11:05 PM on Saturday, June 18, 2016, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 62 Astoria Street.

Upon arrival, the officers located a victim in his 30’s suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. A second victim of the incident was found nearby suffering from non-life-threatening gunshot wounds and was transported by Boston EMS to Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

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.