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Man Fatally Shot In Roxbury Early Thursday Morning

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Boston police are investigating a fatal shooting in Roxbury that occurred early Thursday morning.

According to a statement from the Boston Police Department, officers responded to a report that shots had been fired in the area of 56 Holworthy Street in Roxbury around 4:40 a.m. Thursday.

When they arrived, officers found a male victim in his early 30s suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have not identified the victim and no arrests have been made.

This is the city's 22nd homicide this year.

Police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470 or, to submit information anonymously, call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).

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