Boston Police today identified the man shot to death in the back of a car on Rowe Street as Jerome Lassiter, 26, of Dorchester.
Lassiter, also known as "Butta" and the father of two sons, one just seven months old, was convicted in Roxbury District Court in 2002 on a charge of possession with intent to distribute a class B substance - when he was just 18. In 2005, he pleaded guilty to federal charges of conspiracy to distribute cocaine.
According to his Facebook page, Lassiter was working at Prime Honda in West Roxbury at the time of his death. His funeral service will be Friday, Dec. 10, 10 a.m. to noon at Morning Star Baptist Church, 1257 Blue Hill Ave. in Mattapan.