Daniel Paul Taylor shot in Dorchester

Boston police have identified the man fatally shot Feb. 23 on Boston Street as 23-year-old Daniel Paul Taylor, of Dorchester.

Officer’s found Taylor’s body outside on Boston Street between Howell and Bellflower streets near the sprawling South Bay shopping plaza at about 12:42 a.m., police said in a post on bpdnews.com.

He was taken to Boston Medical Center with a gunshot wound, where he was later pronounced dead, police said.

Police have not made any arrests in connection to the shooting.

From bpdnews.com, Feb. 23, 2014:

At about 12:42am, on Sunday, February 23, 2014, officers from District C-6 (South Boston) responded to an outside scene for shots fired in the area of 126 Boston Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to the 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.

Community members who wish 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 is interested only in your information, not your identity.


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