UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the area of 17 Wardman Road


At about 12:27AM, on Saturday, September 6, 2014, officers from District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 17 Wardman Road in Roxbury.

On arrival, officers observed a male victim outside the above location suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as 17 year-old Adrian Gonzalez of Roxbury.

The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is encouraged to call 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 those who wish to help this investigation anonymously.