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Update: Two Shot Dead in Jackson Square

Last updated on May 5, 2018

Two people were shot dead in the area of 277 Centre Street on Friday night in Jackson Square.


Boston Police District E-13 officers were on patrol in the area when they heard gunshots fired around 9:41 pm, and quickly responded towards the scene, according to

Upon arrival officers found two adult males suffering gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to area hospitals and later succumbed to their injuries and pronounced dead. One victim was a male in his twenties and the other victim was a male believed to be in his fifties.

Boston Police are actively investigating the murders and and are asking anyone with information to contact the Boston Police Homicide Detectives Unit at 617-343-4470. Tips can be provided anonymously by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or by texting the word TIP to CRIME (27463).