Update, Sept. 22. Boston Police report the victim, Changa Toyloy, 41, died.
Live Boston reports a man was shot on Blue Hill Avenue at Ellington Street around 2:30 a.m., in the middle of what had turned into a large pre-Carnival block party even though Carnival itself had been canceled in May because of Covid-19.
State Police Troopers as well as Officers who were on traffic posts at that intersection immediately began rendering aid to the victim and began to attempt to clear out the hundreds of cars, people and illegal mopeds and ATVs that were congregating in the area so Boston EMS could reach them.
The victim ran up Blue Hill Avenue to the area outside Stash's, where police found him. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries. The
Spent shell casings could be seen littered around a vehicle with multiple bullet holes in it. Loud, festive music could still be heard coming from the vehicle’s sound system as the scene began to be processed.