Man shot to death; vehicle sought

By John Ruch and Peter Shanley, Gazette Staff

HYDE SQ.—A man was shot to death at 104 Minden St. on March 31, and Boston Police are seeking a dark-colored Ford Flex vehicle seen in the area around the time of the 8:30 p.m. shooting.

The victim was Edward Villalona, 25, of Jamaica Plain, according to the Boston Police Department (BPD). He was found with a gunshot wound to the chest, according to BPD.

Police officials at an April 1 Hyde Square meeting held by City Councilor Matt O’Malley said that Villalona had a “history,” apparently referring to a criminal record.

Anyone with information about the case can contact the BPD Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470 or anonymously by calling 1-800-494-8477 or by texting “TIP” to 27463.

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