UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the Area of 55 Cedar Street in Mattapan


At about 9:57 PM on Thursday, April 27, 2017, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 55 Cedar Street in Mattapan. On arrival, officers located a 30 year old male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as 30-year-old Dennis Levy of Dorchester.

The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with any information is asked to call detectives directly 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 those who wish to help this investigation anonymously.