Suspect Arrested in Murder Investigation within the Space of 51 Washington Avenue in Dorchester —

At about 2:53 PM, on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, Boston Police made an arrest within the ongoing murder investigation that occurred within the space of 51 Washington Avenue in Dorchester on January 11, 2020. Because of a coordinated effort between the Boston Police Murder Unit, the Youth Violence Strike Power and officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury), Daventy Walker, 18, of Mattapan, has been arrested for the homicide of Treshawn Boyd. He will probably be arraigned in Dorchester District Court docket tomorrow. 

At about eight:26 PM on Saturday January 11, 2020, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio name for 2 individuals shot within the space of 51 Washington Avenue in Dorchester. On arrival, officers positioned two male victims affected by gunshot wounds. Each had been transported to an space hospital the place one sufferer was declared deceased. This sufferer has since been recognized as Treshawn Boyd, 19, of Boston. The second sufferer’s accidents had been thought-about non-life threatening.

The Boston Police Division continues to evaluate the details and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anybody with data is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Murder Detectives at (617) 343-4470.

Group members wishing to help this investigation anonymously can accomplish that by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the phrase ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Division will stringently guard and shield the identities of all those that want to assist this investigation in an nameless method.

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