Boston Police Department

Man Dies in East Boston Stabbing, Police Investigating

Several streets were blocked off as investigators worked the scene. Some were focused on a black car.

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A man was killed in a stabbing in East Boston on Thursday, police said.

His stabbing on Shelby Street near Eagle Street was reported about 12:25 p.m., Boston police said.

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The victim, whose age wasn't given, had serious and possibly life-threatening injuries, police said initially. In an update later in the day, they said the man was found in a parked vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

Several streets were blocked off as investigators worked the scene. Some were focused on a black car, which was later towed from the scene wrapped in a blue tarp.

The investigation was centered on an area a half-block from where a new police station is being built.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police at 617-343-4470. Tips can also be provided anonymously by calling 1-800-494-TIPS or by texting "TIP" to CRIME (27463).

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