44 Crispus Attucks Place Homicide Victim Identified

At about 12:48am, on Sunday, May 30, 2010, officers from Area B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for shots fired in the area of Fenwick Place. On arrival, officers located and observed a male victim, outside of 44 Crispus Attucks Place, suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. The victim, a 27 year-old black male, was transported to the Brigham & Women’s Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. The victim has been identified as Jefferson C. Johnson, 27, of Dorchester.

The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is urged to call the Boston Police Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.

Community members wishing to assist this investigation in an anonymous manner can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department is interested only in what you know, not who you are.