At about 12:56 AM on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, officers assigned to District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 267 Centre Street. On arrival, officers located a male victim in his early 40's suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as Nigel Louis Hailey, 42 of Columbus, Ohio.
The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Unit 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 those who wish to help this investigation anonymously.