From BPD News:

Investigation Update: For the past five weeks, 24-year-old Tanjim Siam has been fighting for his life at a local hospital. This afternoon, Investigators from the Boston Police Homicide Unit were notified that Tanjim succumbed to his injuries. The Boston Police Homicide Unit continues to investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. An autopsy will be performed by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner that will determine the cause and manner of death.

Circumstances Surrounding the Incident: At about 9:13 PM on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 718 Shawmut Avenue in Roxbury. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim, suffering life-threatening injuries, was transported to a local hospital.

On Friday, August 7, 2020, following a thorough investigation by the BPD Homicide Unit, the BPD Forensics Unit, in conjunction with the Brockton Police Department and the FBI Boston Violent Crimes Task Force, an arrest warrant was obtained for the suspect, Stephon Samuel, 25-years-old, of Lynn. Samuel was charged with Armed Robbery by means of a Firearm, Armed Assault with Intent to Murder, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, and Armed Career Criminal Level 1.

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