Roxbury man identified as suspect killed during confrontation with police
BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) – The Boston Police Dept. has identified the man shot and killed during a confrontation with police on Willowwood Street early Sunday morning.
Ross Batista, 38, of Roxbury, was shot and killed in the area of 76 Willowwood Street in Dorchester at about 1:49 a.m. after he fired at officers, police said.
Police had originally responded to the area for a report of shots fired at 1:24 a.m.
Witnesses on scene told police Batista had a gun. When the officers approached Batista, he reportedly fired at the officers who returned fire. Batista was shot and transported to Boston Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.