UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the Area of 1186 Blue Hill Avenue, Mattapan


At about 12:20 PM on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 1186 Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene and has since been identified as 31-year-old Marcus Hall of Dorchester.

The Boston Police Department continues to actively review 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.