2 Shot, 1 Dead In Boston On New Year’s Day

By Marquise Washington –

Boston Police are investigating an early New Year’s Day double shooting, with one person dead.

Around 5:56 a.m. Sunday officers responded to a report of a person shot in the area of 1601 Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan. 

Responding officers located an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The male victim was pronounced deceased on scene. 

A second adult male victim was located and transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

Community members wishing to assist in this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.

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