Brazen daylight murder investigation underway in Jamaica Plain

A man was killed in a brazen broad daylight shooting Wednesday afternoon just outside of busy Egleston Square in Jamaica Plain and close to the District E-13 police station.

According to the Boston Police Department just before 2:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, officers responded to a call for a person shot at 3108 Washington Street less than a half mile down the street from Jamaica Plain’s police station.

Police located an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

No other information was available at this time and the police have launched a death investigation into the fatal shooting.

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident and is asking anyone with information relative to this investigation to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.   

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to assist this investigation in an anonymous manner. 

To those who find themselves in need of emotional support or simply needing to talk to someone about distressing events in our community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting

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