UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the area of 37 Copeland Street
At about 1:20am, on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for a person shot at 37 Copeland Street. On arrival, officers located a 28 year-old male victim inside an apartment suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced on the scene. The victim has since been identified as Shawn Taylor, 28, of Boston.
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.
Community members wanting 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.