BOSTON (CBS) – Police are looking for leads after a 29-year-old man was found shot to death in East Boston Friday night.
Gunshots rang out just before midnight at the Shore Plaza East apartments in East Boston. Detectives spent the day Saturday canvassing the neighborhood, looking for clues, and they believe the victim was targeted.READ MORE: Patriots-Bills Forecast: Lake-Effect Snow Could Fall On Very Windy, Cold Monday Night Football Game In Buffalo
“We need the public’s help here,” Boston Police Commissioner William Evans said.READ MORE: Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski Inch Closer Toward NFL History Together
The victim was found near the water. One woman who says she’s lived there for 40 years said she was afraid the gunfire would strike her or her family.
“Whoever it was got shot below my balcony,” she said. “I was afraid a bullet would go through my window and hit me. . . it was that close.”MORE NEWS: 19-Year-Old In Custody After Lawrence Shooting Leaves 1 Dead
The name of the victim has not yet been released.