Third Homicide Victim of 2014 was a Barber

Police are continuing to investigate Boston’s third homicide of the year, where a Brockton father was shot at 996 Tremont Street Tuesday.

Ricky Knight, 34, was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Universal Hub reported that Knight was a barber.

Released from the Boston Police Department on Jan. 20, 2014:

UPDATE: Victim Identified in the Death Investigation at 996 Tremont Street
January 20, 2014
At about 5:57pm, on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, officers from District D-4 (South End) responded to a call for person shot in the area of 996 Tremont Street. On arrival, officers learned that the victim, a male in his thirties, had been transported from the scene in a personal vehicle. The victim, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, was taken to the Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased. The victim has been identified as Ricky Knight, 34 years old, of Brockton.

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 provide information in an anonymous manner may do so by calling our CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department stringently protects the identities of any community member who choose to aid or assist an investigation.

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