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Police seek person of interest in Yawkey Way shooting

Investigators release surveillance video hoping to identify possible witness to gunfight
Boston PD

Police released surveillance footage from a 2015 shooting they hope will help detectives identify a man who may have witnessed the gunfight on Yawkey Way.

Jephthe Chery was shot and killed around 2 a.m. on Nov. 26, 2015. Police said they believe Chery was merely an innocent bystander who was caught in the crossfire when the shooting occured.

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Three other men were wounded, but survived their injuries. One of the suspects, Dominque Carpenter-Grady was arrested and indicted on firearms charges following his arrest.


Police are looking for a man in the video seen wearing a camouflage-print jacket and pacing back and forth near the scene prior to the gunfire.

Investigators stressed the man is not necessarily a suspect, and that they wanted to speak with him about his observations at the scene.

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Anyone with information about his identity, the shootings or Chery’s homicide is asked to contact Boston Police homicide detectives at 617-343-4470. Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous may also call the Boston Police CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or text the word “TIP” to CRIME (27463).

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