Suspect Arrested in Homicide in the area of 120 Huntington Avenue in the South End


HOMICIDE ARREST: At about 10:58 AM, on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, officers assigned to District D-4 (South End) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 120 Huntington Avenue in the South End. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from life-threatening injuries. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. Officers on scene received information that the suspect had fled the scene in a taxi cab. Quick response from a detail officer in the area allowed officers to locate the taxi cab and subsequently the suspect who was placed under arrest in the area of 1 Ring Road in the Back Bay.

Officers arrested Phillip Foy, 34-years-old, of Pawtucket. Foy is expected to be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court on charges of Murder, Armed Carjacking and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.

At this time, investigators do not believe there is any active threat to the public. 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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