Man shot in the head in Codman Square, dies

UPDATE: Boston Police report the victim, Alfonso Rivas, 23, was pronounced dead at Boston Medical Center.

Police are at 14 Lyndhurst St., where officers found a person shot in the head shortly after 11 a.m. The homicide unit has been summoned, just in case.

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Hizzoner's doing

The mayor issued a warning to the media a few years back to reduce the coverage of violence in the city. The media has seemed to adhere for the most part,as most violent crime is reduced to the latter pages or isn't covered at all.

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