Boston Police Identify Victim Of Tuesday's Fatal Shooting

Boston police have identified the teenager killed in Tuesday's daytime shooting in Mattapan.

Eighteen-year-old Joshua Morales and another male teenager, who police have not identified, were shot in the area of 19 Wilmore St. on Tuesday just before 9 a.m.

It appears the victims were walking on the street when someone in a car confronted them and opened fire, the Associated Press reported earlier this week.

Both victims were transported to the hospital where Morales died. The other victim was treated for "non-life threatening injuries," according to a police statement.

Police are looking for a black Acura seen driving from the area after the shooting, the Associated Press reports.

Boston police say they are still investigating the incident and urge anyone with information to contact the Boston Police Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470 or leave an anonymous tip by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or texting the word "TIP" to CRIME (27463).

With reporting from the WBUR Newsroom and The Associated Press



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