Victim killed in Saturday night shooting was high school student

The victim of a shooting in Roxbury Saturday night has been identified as a student at Greater Egleston High School.

Shortly before 11 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8, Carlos Lind, 19, was shot multiple times. Officers responded to the scene and found Lind outside 5 Cleaves Ct. He was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Carlos Lind

Carlos Lind

Lind lived in Jamaica Plain with his mother, and was the oldest of three children in his family. Lind loved his siblings dearly, according to a GoFundMe page set up in his memory.

He attended high school just a few blocks away from where he was killed, at Greater Egleston Community High School, and had played football as part of the Boston Bengals.

Police have not yet arrested any suspects in connection with the murder. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Boston Police homicide detectives at 617-343-4470.

People who wish to leave anonymous tips can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS, or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).

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