Reneil Miller, Joshua Marshall Death – Officers from District E-18 (Hyde Park) responded to a report of a person shot in the vicinity of 36 Dedham Street in Hyde Park, Boston, Massachusetts, at around 9:37 PM on Saturday, April 22, 2023. According to the Boston Police Department, officers arrived and found an adult male suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound inside a car. Joshua Marshall, 21, of Stoughton, was the victim; he was declared dead on the spot.
Officers were alerted to a victim who had entered Milton Hospital carrying a gunshot wound while they were already on the scene. According to early intelligence, there is a good chance that this incident is connected to the Hyde Park incident. Reneil Miller, 23, of Hyde Park, the victim, was declared dead.
Boston Police Department Investigating
The Boston Police Department is investigating the incident’s facts and circumstances right now. Call the Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470 if you have any information. If any members of the public would like to contribute to this inquiry in an anonymous manner, they can do so by calling CrimeStoppers at (800) 494-TIPS or by sending the word “TIP” to CRIME (27463).
All persons who choose to contribute to this investigation anonymously can do so with the assurance that the Boston Police Department will strictly secure and safeguard their identities. The Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) offers free, private support seven days a week at (617) 431-0125 for anyone who requires emotional support or simply wishes to talk to someone about upsetting occurrences in our community.
RELATED ARTICLE: Officers Arrest a Suspect with a Firearm in East Boston
On Monday, April 24, 2023, at about 2:10 p.m., police from District A-7 (East Boston) arrested Erick Soto, 33, of East Boston, for having a gun on the spot.
A radio call said that someone with a gun was in the area of 85 Everett Street. When police arrived, they were told what the suspect looked like and saw him at the front door. As police officers got closer to the subject, he put his body between them and himself. Officers asked the suspect to show them his hands, but he refused and tried to run away inside the apartment building.
Officers tried to catch the subject right away, and a fight broke out. Officers were able to put the man in handcuffs safely and found a gun in his waistband. Later, it was found that the gun was a Mauser M2 with five bullets in the clip. Soto was arrested and charged with having a gun without a license, having ammunition without a license, and resisting arrest. He is likely to go to East Boston District Court to face charges.
Joshua Marshall and Reneil Miller’s obituaries and funeral arrangements will be released by their families.
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