Death Investigation in the area of 27 Rowe Street in Roslindale

Death Investigation in the area of 27 Rowe Street in Roslindale: At about 3:10pm, on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, officers from District E-5 (West Roxbury) responded to an outside scene for a person shot in the area of 27 Rowe Street in Roslindale. On arrival, officers located an adult male, believed to be in his twenties, suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. The victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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 ‘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.

To those who find themselves in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in our community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting