Man killed in Mattapan shooting

A man was fatally shot near the intersection of Blue Hill Avenue and Evelyn Street in Mattapan Saturday night, police said.

The victim, whose identity has not been released, was shot at about 8:13 p.m., police said in blog post.

Responding officers found the man with a life-threatening gunshot wound, police said. He was taken to Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.

A police spokeswoman would not provide any further information on the incident Sunday afternoon.

From, Jan. 19, 2014:

At about 8:13pm, on Saturday, January 18, 2014, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of Blue Hill Avenue and Evelyn Street. On arrival, officers observed a male victim suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The victim suffering from life threatening injuries was 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 asked to call the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.

Individuals who wish to provide information in an anonymous manner may do so by calling our CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS. You may also text ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).


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