Man fatally shot in Mattapan, police seek information

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BOSTON — A man was shot and killed early Saturday morning in the Mattapan neighborhood, prompting an ongoing homicide investigation by the Boston Police Department.

At about 4:44 a.m. on April 27, officers from District B-3 responded to reports of a shooting at the intersection of Blue Hill Ave and Fremont St.

Upon arrival, they found an adult male victim with life-threatening gunshot wounds.

He was transported by Boston EMS to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Detectives from the Boston Police Homicide Unit are actively reviewing the incident’s facts and circumstances.

Authorities are urging anyone with information to contact the Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470.

The Boston Police Department assures that the identities of those who wish to remain anonymous will be protected.

The NTT can be reached at 617-431-0125 for anyone needing to talk about the distressing incident or other community events.

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