Man shot to death on Manchester Street in Mattapan

The Boston Police Department reports a man, 55, was fatally shot around 11:15 p.m. on Saturday inside 201 Manchester St., near Cedar Street.

Identified by family as Alexander Allen, the victim was a supervisor and longtime employee of Boston’s Department of Public Works.

Police said Allen was shot repeatedly on Saturday. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His autopsy was scheduled for later in the day Monday, a Boston Police spokesperson confirmed.

He is Boston's 33rd murder victim in 2018 and the fourth murder victim in Mattapan this year.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at 617-343-4470. Anonymous tips may also be called into the CrimeStoppers hotline at 800-494-8477.




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