Sunday’s shooting victim identified

The victim of a shooting early Sunday in Mattapan has been identified.

Chaz Burton

Chaz Burton

Police found Chaz Burton, 26, of Lynn, around 2:10 a.m. shot near the lobby of an apartment building at 227 River St. in Mattapan. Burton was pronounced dead at the scene. Another person was stabbed, but his injuries were non-life threatening and emergency responders took him to the hospital.

Neighbors said they believe the incident happened after an argument at a party inside an apartment spilled outside and turned violent. Boston Police continue to investigate. No suspects have been arrested.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Boston Police homicide unit 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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