Boston Police investigating double shooting on New Year’s Day that left one dead and another injured

Boston Police are investigating a double shooting on New Year’s Day that left one dead and another injured.

According to police, officers responded to a report of a person shot in the area of 1601 Blue Hill Ave a little before 6 a.m.

Police say upon arrival they found a male victim suffering from gunshot wounds and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Family members identified the deceased victim as 33-year-old Jymall Cox.


Officers said they found a second male victim in the area suffering from non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. The second victim was transported to a local area hospital for treatment.

Police are currently investigating. This is Boston’s first deadly shooting in 2023.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.

There were 41 homicides in the city last year, according to state data.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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