Crime

Police identify victim in Roslindale shooting

Alicia Heywood, 42, of South Easton was fatally shot Thursday afternoon.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff
Police at the scene of Thursday's shooting in Roslindale. David L. Ryan / Globe Staff

Boston police have identified the woman who was fatally shot last week in Roslindale as a 42-year-old from South Easton.

Alicia Heywood was found suffering from a gunshot wound Thursday afternoon and was later pronounced dead at a local hospital, police said Sunday.

The department said officers responded to a report of a person shot around 1:18 p.m. on Thursday near Corinth Street and Birch Street, where they found Heywood.

A department spokesman told the Boston Globe that the shooting was most likely not a random attack. No arrest has been made so far. 

The investigation into Heywood’s death is ongoing. Police are asking anyone with information to call Boston Police Homicide Detectives at 617-343-4470. 

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