Homicide Victim IdentifiedAt about 2:24am, on Sunday, November 9, 2008, officers from Area B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for shots fired in the area of 6 Elder Street. Once on scene, officers were informed that several individuals, all suffering from gunshot wounds, were in the process of self-admitting themselves to two area hospitals: the Boston Medical Center and the Brigham & Women’s Hospital. As a result, officers were immediately dispatched to both locations. Once on scene at the Boston Medical Center, officers learned that a 19 year-old female, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds was pronounced at the hospital. That victim has since been identified as Alexandra Gomes, 19, of Boston.
The Boston Police Department continues to actively investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact the Boston Police Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.
Community members who wish to assist this investigation in an anonymous manner can either call CrimeStoppers at 1(800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently protect the identity of those who wish to remain anonymous.