At about 1:19 PM on Thursday July 1, 2021, officers assigned to District D-14 (Brighton) responded to the area of Chestnut Hill Avenue in Brighton where they located an adult male victim suffering from multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Boston Police have arrested Khaled Awad, 24, of Brighton, who is expected to be arraigned in Brighton District Court on charges of Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon and Assault and Battery on a Police Officer.

This remains an active and ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact District D-14 Detectives at 617-343-4256.

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