Boston Police are investigating a fatal shooting that took place Thursday night in Mattapan, the department announced Friday.
Officers responded to a call of shots fired in the area of 87 Southern Ave., near Dorchester Center.
Once there, police said they found a man in his 20s suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound.
The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center, where he later died. His identity was not immediately released.
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Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to call Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470. Those interested in leaving anonymous tips can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463)