UPDATE: BPD Homicide Investigators Arrest One in Connection to the Fatal Shooting of 74-Year-Old Woman in the area of 10 Mattapan Street in Mattapan

UPDATE: Four months after the fatal shooting of a 74-year-old woman in Mattapan, an arrest has been made in connection to the incident. Earlier today, Friday, August 9, 2019, members of the BPD’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit located and arrested Dane Henry, 23, of Roxbury. Henry, who is scheduled to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court on Monday, August 12, 2019, is charged with the Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Assault & Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) and Manslaughter.

The facts and circumstances surrounding the original incident are as follows:

At about 4:57pm, on Saturday, April 6, 2019, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 10 Mattapan Street in Mattapan. On arrival, officers located an elderly female victim suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. That victim has since been identified as Eleanor Maloney, 74, of Mattapan.

The Boston Police Department continues to review 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 search 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 assist this investigation in an anonymous manner.

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the area 27 Rowe Street in Roslindale

UPDATE: 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 suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. The victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim has since been identified as Daniel Vo, 24, of Boston.

The Boston Police Department continues to actively review 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 BPHC.org/trauma.

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 BPHC.org/trauma.

 

Death Investigation in the area of Mozart Street and Bolster Street in Jamaica Plain

 

DEATH INVESTIGATION: At about 9:54PM, on Monday, June 17, 2019, officers assigned to District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of Mozart Street and Bolster Street in Jamaica Plain.  

Upon arrival, officers observed a male victim on Mozart Street suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The second male victim who was located on Bolster Street, also suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, was transported to a local area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. Both victims are believed to be in their late 20’s to early 30’s.

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.

If you find yourself in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.

 

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Connection to Homicide in the area of 120 Huntington Ave in the South End

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Connection to Homicide in the area of 120 Huntington Ave in the South End: Yesterday, 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 apparent gunshot wounds. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. That victim has since been identified as Luckinson Oruma, 60, of Roxbury.   

While an arrest has been made in connection to the homicide, the Boston Police Department continues to actively review 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 BPHC.org/trauma.

Death Investigation in the area of 10 Mattapan Street in Mattapan

 

Death Investigation in the area of 10 Mattapan Street in Mattapan: At about 4:57pm, on Saturday, April 6, 2019, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 10 Mattapan Street in Mattapan. On arrival, officers located an elderly female victim suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. Additionally, officers located two adult males suffering from non-life threatening gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to area hospitals for treatment and further evaluation of their injuries.

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 search 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 assist this investigation in an anonymous manner.

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in area of Norfolk Street and Talbot Ave in Dorchester

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in area of Norfolk Street and Talbot Ave in Dorchester: At about 7:06pm, on Friday, November 30, 2018, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of Norfolk Street and Talbot Ave. On arrival, officers located a male victim inside a motor vehicle suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as Nervan Joshua Luc, 19, of Boston.

The Boston Police Department continues to actively review 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.

If you find yourself in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.

Death Investigation in the area of Norfolk Street and Talbot Ave in Dorchester

Death Investigation in the area of Norfolk Street and Talbot Ave in Dorchester: At about 7:06pm, on Friday, November 30, 2018, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of Norfolk Street and Talbot Ave. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim inside a motor vehicle suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.  

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.

If you find yourself in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.

 

Death Investigation in the area of 47 Charles Street in Dorchester

 

Death Investigation in the area of 47 Charles Street in Dorchester: At about 9:36pm, on Monday, October 15, 2018, officers from District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to an outside scene for a person shot in the area of Charles and Ditson Streets in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located a 24-year-old female victim suffering from what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Boston Police Department continues to actively investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly encouraged to contact 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.

If you find yourself in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma. 

Death Investigation in the area of 500 Blue Hill Ave in Roxbury

 

Death Investigation in the area of 500 Blue Hill Ave in Roxbury: At about 8:10pm, on Saturday, September 15, 2018, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to an outside scene for a person shot in the area of 500 Blue Hill Ave. On arrival, officers located a male victim, believed to be in his late twenties, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

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.

If you find yourself in need of emotional support or needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.   

INVESTIGATION UPDATE: Arrest Made in Shandon Road Homicide

 

On Monday, August 27, 2018, members of the BPD Homicide Unit and the BPD Fugitive Unit located and arrested Ramon Rodriguez-Delgado, 41 of Dorchester, and charged him with Murder.

The original facts surrounding the incident are as follows: At about 6:15 PM, on Thursday, July 26, 2018, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for an unconscious male in the area of 99 Shandon Road in Dorchester. Upon arrival, the officers observed and located a non-responsive male in his late seventies suffering from apparent stab wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. Victim was identified as Marcelino Perez, 77 of Dorchester, MA.

Ramon Rodriguez-Delgado will be arraigned at West Roxbury District Court.

If you find yourself needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.

 

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the Area of 99 Shandon Road in Dorchester

UPDATE: Victim identified in Death Investigation in the Area of 99 Shandon Road Dorchester:  At about 6:15 PM, on Thursday, July 26, 2018, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for an unconscious male in the area of 99 Shandon Road in Dorchester. Upon arrival, the officers observed and located a non-responsive male in his late seventies suffering from apparent stab wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. Victim has since been identified as Marcelino Perez, 77 of Dorchester, MA.

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. As always, investigators are more concerned with the information provided, less concerned with who provides it. 

If you find yourself needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.

 

Death Investigation in the Area of 99 Shandon Road, Dorchester

 

At about 6:15 PM on Thursday, July 26, 2018, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for an unconscious male in the area of 99 Shandon Road, Dorchester. Upon arrival, the officers observed a non-responsive male victim. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Boston Police Homicide Unit continues to actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call Boston Police Homicide Detectives directly 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.

If you find yourself needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.

BPD Detectives Identify Suspect Wanted in Connection to Death Investigation in the Area of Faneuil Street and Brackett Street

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BPD Detectives Identify Suspect Wanted in Connection to Death Investigation in the Area of Faneuil Street and Brackett Street: Boston Police detectives have identified the pictured suspect wanted in connection to a double homicide that occurred last month in Brighton. Nicholas Antoine, 20, of Boston, is wanted on an outstanding warrant sought out of Brighton District Court for two counts of Murder in addition to multiple firearm related charges. 

Anyone with information relative to the whereabouts of Nicholas Antoine is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470 or the Boston Police Fugitive Unit at (617) 343-4468.

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.

The original facts and circumstances surrounding the incident are as follows: At about 12:41 AM on Saturday June 30, 2018, officers assigned to District D-14 (Brighton) responded to a call for two people shot in the area of Faneuil Street and Brackett Street in Brighton. On arrival, officers located two adult male victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Both victims were pronounced deceased on scene. The victims have since been identified as Wilfred Peters, 26, of Brighton and Jeffrey Montaque, 27, of Cambridge.

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the Area of Osceola Street and Hopewell Road in Mattapan

 

At about 4:24 AM on Sunday, July 22, 2018, officers assigned to District E-18 (Hyde Park) responded to a call for two people shot in the area of Osceola Street and Hopewell Road in Mattapan. On arrival, officers located two adult male victims suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. One victim was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries while a second victim believed to be in his late twenties, suffering life threatening injuries, was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as 28-year-old Dahrius Hollins of Hyde Park.

The Boston Police Homicide Unit continues to actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call Boston Police Homicide Detectives directly 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.

If you find yourself needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma. 

Death Investigation in the area of Osceola Street and Hopewell Road in Mattapan

 

At about 4:24 AM on Sunday, July 22, 2018, officers assigned to District E-18 (Hyde Park) responded to a call for two people shot in the area of Osceola Street and Hopewell Road in Mattapan. On arrival, officers located two adult male victims suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. One victim was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries while a second victim believed to be in his late twenties, suffering life threatening injuries, was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

The Boston Police Homicide Unit continues to actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call Boston Police Homicide Detectives directly 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.

UPDATE: Officers Arrest Suspect Wanted in Connection to Homicide in the Area of 76 Homestead Street in Roxbury

 

Today, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, only eleven days after the original incident, members of the Fugitive Apprehension Unit and the Boston Police Homicide Unit arrested a suspect wanted in connection to a shooting death that occurred on Saturday, July 7, 2018 in the area of 76 Homestead Street in Roxbury. At about 1:00 PM this afternoon, officers located and arrested 26-year-old Ira Harrison of Boston, in the area of 187 Walnut Avenue, Dorchester, and charged him with Murder for his role in the shooting death of 29-year-old Christian Rivera of Dorchester. Ira Harrison was also charged with Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm. He will be arraigned in Roxbury District Court.

Said Boston Police Commissioner William Evans, "The Homicide detectives did a tremendous job investigating this case and making an arrest less than two weeks after the incident. The detectives of the BPD Homicide Unit continue to work day-in and day-out in hopes of bringing justice for this victim and all victims of homicide and their families. I cannot say enough about their dedication, hard work, and commitment to the people of this city.”

At about 3:10 PM on Saturday, July 7, 2018, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 76 Homestead Street in Roxbury. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim, who suffered life-threatening injuries, was transported to Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as 29-year-old Christian Rivera of Dorchester.

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information relative to the investigation 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.

If you find yourself needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.  

UPDATE: Arrest Made in Connection to Homicide Investigation in the area of Brookford and Dacia Streets in Dorchester

Earlier today, at about 11:15 AM on Thursday, July 12, 2018, officers assigned to the Boston Police Fugitive Unit located and arrested Travis Phillips, 27, of Dorchester, in the area of 150 Worcester Street in the South End. The suspected was wanted on a warrant in connection to a recent homicide in Dorchester. The suspect will be arraigned.

Earlier this week, at about 7:15 AM on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, officers assigned to the Boston Police Fugitive Unit and Homicide Unit arrested Michael Carleton, 32, of Mattapan, in the area of 90 Woodbole Street in Mattapan. The suspect was wanted on an outstanding warrant in connection to a recent homicide in Dorchester. The suspect will be arraigned on one charge of Murder in Roxbury District Court.

The original facts and circumstances surrounding the incident are as follows: At about 9:50 PM on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of Brookford and Dacia Streets in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located a male victim in his thirties suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to Boston Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as Deondra Lee, 36, of Dorchester.

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 ‘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.

If you find yourself needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma. 

UPDATE: Arrest Made in Connection to Death Investigation in the area of Brookford and Dacia Streets in Dorchester

Earlier today, at about 7:15 AM on Tuesday July 10, 2018, officers assigned to the Boston Police Fugitive Unit and Homicide Unit located and arrested Michael Carleton, 32, of Mattapan, in the area of 90 Woodbole Street in Mattapan. The suspect was wanted on an outstanding warrant in connection to a recent homicide in Dorchester. The suspect will be arraigned on one charge of Murder in Roxbury District Court.

Said Commissioner Evans, “I want to thank the work of my detectives for their efforts to quickly identify and apprehend the suspect who was wanted in connection to this senseless act of violence. We continue to seek the public’s help as the investigation moves forward, but it is my hope that word of this arrest brings some small measure of comfort to the friends, family and loved ones of Deondra Lee.”

The original facts and circumstances surrounding the incident are as follows: At about 9:50 PM on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of Brookford and Dacia Streets in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located a male victim in his thirties suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to Boston Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as Deondra Lee, 36, of Dorchester.

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 ‘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.

If you find yourself needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.  

 

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the Area of 76 Homestead Street in Roxbury

 

At about 3:10 PM on Saturday, July 7, 2018, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 76 Homestead Street in Roxbury. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim, who suffered life-threatening injuries, was transported to Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as 29-year-old Christian Rivera of Dorchester.

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information relative to the investigation 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.

If you find yourself needing to talk to someone about distressing events in your community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.