This afternoon (Friday, May 28, 2010) at around 1:55PM, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to 24 Creston Street in Roxbury for a person shot.

On arrival, officers located an 18-year old black male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center via ambulance suffering from life threatening injuries. A while after arriving at the hospital, the victim succumbed to his  injuries and was pronounced dead.

The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with any information regarding this incident, no matter how small or minor it may seem, is urged to contact the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.

Individuals wishing to provide information anonymously may do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or texting ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). As always, we remind individuals wishing to provide information that the Boston Police Department is interested in the information you provide, not who you are.