Victim Identified as Malik Gabbidon in Homicide in 26 Thane St. Dorchester

Boston, MA (STL.News) At about 1:51 AM on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 26 Thane Street in Dorchester.  On arrival, officers observed an adult male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.  The victim, who has since been identified as Malik Gabbidon, 19, of Jamaica Plain, suffered life-threatening injuries, and was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

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.