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Police Investigating Fatal Shooting In Mattapan

Boston police are investigating a deadly shooting in Mattapan.

Officers responded to a call for shots fires near Hazleton Street and Blue Hill Avenue just before 9 a.m. on Thursday. They found a male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Boston EMS pronounced him dead at the scene.

BPD asks that anyone with information regarding the investigation call Boston police homicide detectives at 617-343-4470. Those wishing to assist the investigation anonymously could call CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or by texting the word "TIP" to CRIME (27463).

Police also urge those in need of emotional support to call the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team at 617-431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.

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