Man shot and killed in Brighton

Boston Police are investigating the murder of a man in Brighton late Thursday night.

Police responded to a call at around 11.45 p.m. for a person shot at 124 Telford St. in Brighton. The street connects Western Avenue and busy Soldiers Field Road.

Officers found the victim outside 124 Telford St. suffering from a gunshot wound,¬†and officials pronounced him dead at the scene. A family member identified the victim to the Boston Globe as 30-year-old Desmond Joseph. Police have not officially identified him.

Boston Police Superintendent Bernie O’Rourke told the Globe that witnesses reported seeing the shooter run through the Star Market parking lot, which is adjacent to the crime scene.

Police have not identified the suspect and are actively investigating the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call BPD homicide detectives at 617-343-4470. Anonymous tipsters can call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS, or text ‘TIP’ to ‘CRIME’ (27463).

 

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