BOSTON, MA – At about 11:00 PM on Friday, November 6, 2020, officers assigned to District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) responded to a radio call for shots fired in the area of 11 Creighton Street in Jamaica Plain. On arrival, officers located three individuals suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Two males were transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The third victim, also an adult male, was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as Shawn Rae Hewson, 28 years old, from Boston.
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 BPHC.org/trauma.