Dorchester gun violence victim identified – Metro US

Dorchester gun violence victim identified

Dorchester gun violence victim identified

Police have identified a man who was shot to death on Southern Avenue in Dorchester on Wednesday.

The victim of an apparent shooting in the area of 120 Southern Ave. was 27-year-old Eric Durham of Fall River, according to a report from police Monday.

Police found Durham suffering from gunshot wounds after responding to a call around 8:22 p.m. Wednesday, the report said. He later died, police said.

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Police are now searching for Durham’s killer. The department has asked anyone with information about the killing to contact homicide detectives at 617-343-4470.

Those who want to make an anonymous tip can call 1-800-494-TIPS or text the word “TIP” to 27463. The department promised to protect tipsters’ identities.