On Saturday, November 5, 2016, at 10:12 am, officers from District B-2 Roxbury) responded to an outside scene for a report of a person shot in the area of 36 Nazing Street. Upon arrival, the officers discovered the victim, identified as Anthony Toombs, 24, with gunshot wounds. According to the WCVB reports, Toombs was sitting in the car when he was shot.
Anthony Toombs’ is the second death in a week’s time in this area. On October 29, another victim, identified as John Cesar was found dead a block away.
Toombs who is known as L’il Ant, leaves behind his mother Imani Mendes. Toombs’ friends have set up a GoFundMe page to help raise money for his funeral.
The Police Department is looking into the case and are trying to find out who shot Toombs. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact detectives assigned to the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.