Man dies, 2 arrested after Saturday morning shooting on Canal Street

Boston police responded to a call around 2 a.m.

A man has died after being shot on Canal Street early Saturday morning, according to Boston police.

Officers responded to a call around 2:04 a.m. and found a man with gunshot wounds near 101 Canal St. The victim was brought to a local area hospital with life-threatening injuries and was later pronounced dead. Authorities have not released the name of the man.

The suspect vehicle fled the scene, according to a police report, but was stopped at the intersection of Canal Street and Causeway Street. During the traffic stop, police recovered a fire arm and arrested two suspects.

Bryan Rice, 22 of Boston, was charged with murder, unlawful possession of a firearm, and attempted armed robbery. Anthony Baptista-Goncalves, 24, of Boston, was charged with accessory before and after the fact to commit murder and attempted robbery. Both suspects are expected to be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court.


Boston police encourage anyone with information to contact homicide detectives at 617-343-4470. People with anonymous tips can contact CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS.


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