Investigation Update: At about 11:26 AM on Thursday, June 3, 2021, members of the BPD Fugitive Unit located and arrested Marquees Scott, 22, of Mattapan in the area of 12 Rockway Street in Mattapan. At the time of his arrest, the suspect was wanted on outstanding warrants sought out of West Roxbury District Court on charges of Murder, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Armed Robbery stemming from an on ongoing homicide investigation.

Circumstance surrounding the arrest: At about 10:04 PM on Monday, November 16, 2020, officers assigned to District E-18 (Hyde Park) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 18 Church Street in Hyde Park. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene. The victim has since been identified as Bolivar Soto, 20-years-old, of Jamaica Plain.

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident and is asking anyone with information relative to this investigation to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.  

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to assist this investigation in an anonymous manner.

To those who find themselves in need of emotional support or simply needing to talk to someone about distressing events in our community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.