At about 12:54pm, on Monday, December 29, 2008, officers from Area B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a person shot outside 7 Hosmer Street. On arrival, officers located an 18 year-old male suffering from what appeared to multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to the Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced.The Boston Police Department is actively investigating 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 fashion can 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.