Investigation Update: Arrest Made in Connection to Quincy Street Homicide in Roxbury

Investigation Update: At about 6:34 PM on Thursday, August 17, 2023, members of the BPD Fugitive Unit and officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) arrested Xavier Pena-Guerrero, 21, of Boston, in the area of Morton Street and Theodore Street, Dorchester. At the time of his arrest, the suspect was wanted on Murder and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm warrants from Roxbury District Court for the homicide of Moises Ortiz-Santiago, 27, of Dorchester. The suspect will be arraigned in Roxbury District Court.

The facts and circumstances surrounding the original incident are as follows: At about 11:08 PM, on Sunday, July 30, 2023, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to the intersection of Weldon and Quincy Streets for a report of a person shot. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was transported by Boston EMS to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.