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Police Probe Fatal Shooting in East Boston



    Shooting Death Reported in East Boston

    Police say victim was 29-year-old man.

    (Published Saturday, June 2, 2018)

    Police say one person was killed in a shooting in East Boston late Friday night.

    According to a police spokesman, there was one fatality at a residence in the 800 block area of Border Street.

    Police responded to the area at 11:53 p.m. after receiving a 911 call reporting shots fired in the area. On arrival, patrolmen located a 29-year-old man with multiple gun shot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

    The victim has been identified as Taquise Johnson, 29, of Boston.

    Police are asking the public to aid in the investigation. Anyone with information about the shooting should contact Boston police homicide detectives at 617-343-4470.

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