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2 men wounded in separate shootings in Roxbury, JP Monday; Boston Police investigating

Posted by Matt Rocheleau  July 31, 2013 03:02 PM

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Police are investigating two separate shootings in Boston, one in Roxbury Monday morning and another that night in Jamaica Plain, that left two men in their 20s wounded.

The first incident was reported shortly after 5 a.m. when officers received a radio call for a person shot near 72 Walnut Park in Roxbury, according to Boston Police.

A man in his mid-20s admitted himself to Brigham and Women’s Hospital after being shot, police said. He told officers he had also been pistol whipped in the face. The man was in stable condition as of Tuesday, police said.

Police described two suspects: one had light-colored skin, blond braids, was about 5-foot, 8-inches tall with a medium build, weighed 150 pounds and wore a white T-shirt and blue shorts; the other had dark-colored skin was about 5-foot-8-inches tall, weighed 170 pounds, and wore a blue T-shirt and a white baseball cap with black letters.

Shortly after 9 p.m. on Monday, officers received another radio call for a person shot, police said.

In the area of 274 Centre St. in Jamaica Plain, officers found a man in his late 20s suffering from a gunshot wound. The man was taken to Brigham and Women’s Hospital and was in stable condition as of Tuesday.

Police described a suspect as a Hispanic man in his early 20s with light-colored skin who was about 5-foot-9 and wearing a black hat, a white tank top, and blue jeans.

Boston Police have asked anyone with information about either of the shootings to call District E-13 detectives at (617) 343-5628. Information can also be provided anonymously by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).

E-mail Matt Rocheleau at mjrochele@gmail.com.
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