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Arrest made in connection with Mattapan triple shooting

Mattapan Triple Shooting Investigation Update

A person was arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 74-year-old woman in Mattapan on Saturday afternoon. According to BPD news, Anthony Davis, 37, has been charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of a firearm fourth offense, and armed career criminal level 1 related to the Eleanor Maloney homicide investigation.

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Investigation Update: Boston Police Homicide Detectives have charged Anthony Davis, 37-years-old, of Mattapan, with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm 4th Offense, and Armed Career Criminal Level 1 in the homicide investigation of Eleanor Maloney, 74-years-old, of Mattapan.

Davis is currently admitted to a local Boston hospital and is expected to be arraigned at a later date.

The Boston Police Department continues to review the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.

Community members wishing to assist this search 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.

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