Investigation Update: At about 11:50 AM on Friday May 28, 2021, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 590 Park Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased on scene and has since been identified as Ivanildo Barros, 37, of Dorchester.
On Saturday May 29, 2021, members of the BPD Youth Violence Strike Force located Nickoyan Wallace, 46, of Dorchester, following an investigation conducted by the Boston Police Homicide Unit. The suspect was later arrested and charged with Murder. The suspect will face arraignment in Dorchester District Court. The investigation remains ongoing at this time.
The Boston Police Department continues to review the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident and is asking anyone with information relative to this investigation to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.
Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to assist this investigation in an anonymous manner.
To those who find themselves in need of emotional support or simply needing to talk to someone about distressing events in our community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.