One man has died in a shooting that occurred early Friday morning in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood.
According to police, they responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 198 Blue Hill Avenue just after 12:30 a.m. Friday. Upon arrival, officers found a man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.
He was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries, police said.
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One week after the shooting, police identified the victim as 42-year-old Joao Alves of Roxbury.
The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Boston Police Homocide Detectives at 617-343-4470. Anyone who wishes to send an anonymous tip can call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or text the word "TIP" to CRIME (27463).