Less than 24 hours after asking for the public’s help in effort to locate two individuals wanted in relation to a homicide that occurred in the area of 66 Hudson Street on Saturday, May 27, 2017, one of the suspects is in police custody. On Saturday, June 3, 2017, Boston Police Homicide Detectives apprehended Ricardo Edwards, Jr, 23, of Boston. Edwards is charged with Murder and will be arraigned tomorrow, Monday, June 5, 2017, at Boston Municipal Court. Detectives continue to seek the public’s help in an effort to locate the second suspect, Greg Wright, 21, of Cambridge, who remains at large. Greg Wright (pictured) is described as 5'10" in height and 180 pounds in weight.
Said Commissioner William Evans: “I want to commend the public for helping our efforts to locate one of the two suspects wanted in connection to the homicide at 66 Hudson Street. When our officers and community members work together and streamline our efforts to protect and serve the citizens of our city, those who commit crimes in our community don't stand a chance. I also want to commend my investigators for their dogged determination and devotion to making certain that those who do harm to others in our community are apprehended and held accountable for their actions.”
The facts and circumstances surrounding the original incident are as follows: At about 2:35 AM on Saturday, May 27, 2017, officers from District A-1 (Downtown) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 66 Hudson Street. Upon arrival, officers observed a male victim who appeared to be in his 20's suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.
The Boston Police Department continues to actively review the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information relative to the whereabouts of these individuals is strongly urged 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 help this investigation in an anonymous manner.