Death Investigation in the Area of Crawford Street in Roxbury


At about 4:31 PM, on Tuesday, January 08, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for shots fired in the area of 42 Crawford Street.  On arrival, officers located a crime scene with ballistic evidence and subsequently located a male victim in his late 20’s suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was located in the area of 10 Howland Street and was transported to a local area hospital where he was later pronounced.

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at 617-343-4470

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling CrimeStoppers 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 wishing to remain anonymous.