Boston police have released the name of the man who was killed in a daylight shooting in Dorchester on Monday, officials said.
Roosevelt Thornton Jr, 33, was shot and killed near 215 Norwell St. , according to a statement Thursday from the Boston Police Department. Police responded to the area at 12:06 p.m. and found Thornton suffering from a gunshot wound. He was later pronounced dead at a local hospital, the statement said.
His death is under investigation. Police ask that anyone with information contact Boston homicide detectives at (617) 343-4470.