At about 5:10 pm on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of Dudley and Albion Streets in Roxbury. On arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The victim, a 19-year-old male, was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. That victim has since been identified as Justin Depina, 19, of Boston.
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.