Police identify Ryan Alexander as victim of July 4 shooting

On July 22, police identified the man who died in a 4th of July shooting at 12 Holburn Street in Roxbury. According to reports, 26-year-old Ryan Alexander of Boston was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police believe shots were fired around 10:47 p.m. on Saturday, July 4. According to the Boston Police Department, a second victim in his twenties was discovered on the scene but suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

The Boston Globe reported that the second victim was childhood friends with Alexander and only sustained a wound to his arm.

Homicide detectives are still investigating the case and encourage anyone with information to call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).

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