617 Shawmut Avenue At about 2:15pm, on Saturday, July 4, 2009, officers assigned to Area D-4 (South End) responded to 617 Shawmut Avenue for the report of a person shot. On arrival, officers located and observed a black male, in his 20’s, lying on the ground. The victim was transported to the Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced. The victim has since been identified as David Brimley, 22, of Boston.
The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to call the Boston Police Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470.
Community members who wish to aid 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.