In the early hours of Sunday March 15, Boston police officers responded to 23 Lincoln Street in Hyde Park and found Willie A. Williams suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
The Roxbury resident was pronounced dead upon arrival. He was 21 years old.
Officers were also informed that a second male victim, who has yet to be identified, had been transported by a witness to Milton Hospital with life-threatening injuries. The second victim was later transported to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
The second male remains in critical condition.
Another Roxbury resident, 40-year-old Luis Ramos, was shot to death the day before near 571 Dudley St.
Read BPD’s full report below:
UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the area of 23 Lincoln Street, Hyde Park: At about 4:00 AM on Sunday, March 15, 2015, officers from District E-18 (Hyde Park) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 23 Lincoln Street in Hyde Park.
Upon arrival, officers observed a male victim believed to be in his 20’s outside the above address suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. The deceased victim has since been identified as Willie A. Williams, 21, of Roxbury. A short time later, officers were informed that a second male victim of the same incident had been transported by a witness to Milton Hospital with life-threatening gunshot wounds. This victim was later transported to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for further treatment. This victim remains in critical condition.
The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call Boston Police Homicide Detectives directly at (617) 343-4470.
Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.
This piece was originally posted by Homicide Watch Boston.
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