Update: Victim Identified in Death Investigation at 46 Bower Street in Roxbury
At about 4:26pm, on Monday, October 1, 2012, officers from B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for a person shot at 46 Bower Street.
On arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The victim, Andre Matthew, 17, of Boston, was suffering from life a threatening injury and transported to Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased.
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 in 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.