UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the area of 800 Border Street in East Boston


At about 11:53 PM, on Friday, June 1, 2018, officers from District A-7 (East Boston) responded to a 9-1-1 call for shots fired in the area of 800 Border Street in East Boston. On arrival the officers located an adult male victim, who has since been identified as Taquise Johnson, 29, of Boston, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced on scene.

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating 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.