Police still investigating the shooting of Walter D. White, Jr.

Police are continuing to investigate the slaying of Walter D. White, Jr., 19, who was shot and killed on Norfolk Street in Mattapan at about 6 p.m. on Sept. 5, 2013, a spokesman for the Suffolk County district attorney’s office said.

White was a Boston resident who was born in Liberia, according to an obituary.

See a press release from the Boston Police Department below:

Update: Victim Identified in Fatal Shooting at 502 Norfolk Street, Mattapan
September 05, 2013

At about 6:02pm, on Thursday, September 5, 2013, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a person shot at 502 Norfolk Street.

Upon arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wound. The victim with life threatening injuries was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim has since been identified as Walter White, 19, of Mattapan.

Homicide detectives are actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is encouraged to call detectives at (617) 343-4470.

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or by texting 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 anonymously.

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