At about 11:45 PM on Thursday, April 5, 2018, officers assigned to District C-6 (South Boston) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 1 Costello Circle in South Boston. On arrival, officers located a male victim in his twenties suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim, suffering life threatening injuries, was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as Clevan K. Richards Jr., 22, of Randolph, MA.
The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Boston Police Homicide Unit 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.