Suspects sought in Egleston shooting

July 30, 2013
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Boston police are seeking two suspects in a shooting and pistol-whipping early yesterday on the Roxbury side of Egleston Square.

A man in his 20s was wounded by a gun shot and beaten in the face with a pistol in the area of 72 Walnut Park, according to the Boston Police Department (BPD). He took himself to a hospital and is reportedly in stable condition.

One suspect is described as a light-skinned man with blonde braids, 5-feet-8-inches tall, about 150 pounds and medium build, wearing a white T-shirt and blue shorts. The other suspect is described as a dark-skinned man, 5-feet-8-inches tall, about 170 pounds, wearing a white baseball cap with black lettering, a blue T-shirt and jeans.

Anyone with information about the incident can contact detectives at Jamaica Plain’s District E-13 Police Station at 617-343-5628 or anonymously by calling 1-800-494-8477 or by texting the word “TIP” to 27468.

From press materials.