The incident is under investigationMETRO FILE

A man in his early 30s was killed Thursday in an early morning shooting in Roxbury, police said.

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Officers responded to reports of gunshots in the area of 56 Holworthy St. – which is surrounded by several schools, the closest of which the Trotter Elementary School– at around 4:40 a.m., police said.

The victim located at the scene suffered gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead, according to police. He has not been identified.


The incident is under investigation, police said.

Those with information are asked to contact the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or text the word TIP to 27463. Boston Police said they promise to protect the identities of anonymous tipsters.

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