Update: Arrest for Fatal Shooting in the Area of 14 Lyndhurst Street
At approximatey 11:05am, on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 officers from District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a radio call for a person shot at 14 Lyndhurst Street. On arrival, officers located a 23 year old Alfonso Rivas suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center with life threatening injures where he was later pronounced deceased.
On Wednesday October 31, 2012 at approximately 12:15pm members of the Boston Police Homicide Unit arrested Oasis Pritchett, 22, of Roxbury. Pritchett will be charged with Murder, Armed Robbery and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm. He will be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.
The Boston Police Homicide Unit continues to actively investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.
Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously 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 all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous capacity.