According to Boston Police, a man was shot Monday night around 8:54 pm while sitting in a parked car on the dangerous Homestead Street in Roxbury. Police reported that the man was sitting in the front seat and was fatally shot through his glasses.
There have been no arrest in connection with the shooting and Boston Police have not discussed a motive yet. The man, who was shot, was not known by Police and his car carried out of state plates on it.
This recent murder is the seventh in Boston in 2012, but the third in the last week. At this same time last year, there were also three murders in Boston. Aside from last night's murder, the most recent took place in Roxbury on Thursday when a 24 year old man was shot dead on Burrell Street.
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