Boston Police Investigate Fatal Shooting in Roxbury
At about 1:38am, on Friday, December 28, 2012, while on patrol in the area of Holworthy Street, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) overheard shots fired from the area of Harold Street and Harrishof Street. Officers were redirected to respond to 131 Harold Street for a person shot.
On arrival, officers located a 39 year old male victim, outside on the porch suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. The victim, , was transported to the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in critical condition. He later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.
The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.
Individuals wishing to assist this investigation in an anonymous manner can either call the Crime Stoppers 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.