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Police: Man Dies in Roxbury Shooting

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries

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    Man Killed in Overnight Shooting in Boston

    The victim was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries, police said. (Published Friday, Dec. 21, 2018)

    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.

    One week after the shooting, police identified the victim as 42-year-old Joao Alves of Roxbury.

    One Person Shot on Blue Hill Avenue in Boston

    [NECN] One Person Shot on Blue Hill Avenue in Boston

    The victim, who police identified only as a male, was transported to the hospital early Friday morning. His condition is unknown at this time.

    (Published Friday, Dec. 21, 2018)

    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).

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