Victim from 614 Blue Hill Avenue Identified

 On January 4, 2011 at approximately 1:19 pm, officers responded to 614 Blue Hill Avenue in Dorchester (Area B3) for a report of a person shot.  On arrival, officers located a male in his 20′s suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.  The male was transported to Boston Medical Center where he was pronounced a short time later. The victim has been identified as Nicholas Bufford, 21, of Dorchester.

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

Community members wishing to aid this investigation anonymously can either call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME. It’s important to note, the Boston Police Department is only interested in what you know, not who you are.