UPDATE: Death Investigation in the area of Shawmut Ave & Herald Street – Victims Identified
At about 2:00am, on Sunday, July 15, 2012, officers from District D-4 (South End) responded to a call for a person or persons shot at the intersection of Shawmut Avenue and Herald Street. On arrival, officers located three individuals suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. Two of the victims were pronounced deceased on scene. A third victim, suffering from non-life threatening gunshot wounds, was transported to Tufts Medical Center. The victims have since been identified as Daniel Jorge Correia de Abreu, 29, of Dorchester and Safiro Teixeira Furtado, 28, of Dorchester.
Boston Police are looking for information relative to a grey SUV style motor vehicle with Rhode Island registration plates seen leaving the scene.
The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.
Individuals wishing to assist this investigation in anonymous manner can either call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or text 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 in an anonymous capacity.