Death Investigation in the area of 6 Hoffman Street in Jamaica Plain 


DEATH INVESTIGATION: At about 1:14 AM, on Thursday, November 22, 2018 officers assigned to District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) responded to a radio call for shots fired in the area of Chestnut Avenue and Hoffman Street in Jamaica Plain. On arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from apparent life threatening gunshot wounds. The male victim was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. 

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing 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 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.

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