BOSTON (CBS) — Boston Police are searching for a suspect after a man was shot and killed in Mattapan Monday night. The shooting occurred on Savannah Avenue around 10 p.m.
According to police, the man, who was about 25-years-old, was killed while he sat in a car. He had several gunshot wounds in his torso and was pronounced dead at the scene.READ MORE: Melrose Seeks To 'Deemphasize' Halloween In Classrooms, Hold 'Inclusive' Fall Events
The shooting does not appear to be random.
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Police are looking for information about a maroon van that was reportedly seen speeding away from the scene.
“If anyone has any information, please contact us at 1-800-494-TIPS or 617-343-4470. Any bit of information helps and we appreciate that,” said Boston Police Commissioner William Gross.MORE NEWS: Concord-Carlisle High School Teacher Accused Of Using Racist Slur Put On Leave
This is the 54th homicide in Boston this year.