Police find body Friday morning on Woodrow Ave.

The Boston Police Department reports finding a man's body at Woodrow and Milton avenues around 6 a.m. Friday, July 2.

The Boston Herald reports the man was in his 40s and apparently died from a gunshot wound. Recent months have seen a number of violent incidents in the area along Woodrow Avenue, including one murder on April 19, another murder on Feb. 27, a man shot eight times on March 15 and a man shot on May 17. On May 27, police arrested a Woodrow Avenue storeowner on gun and marijuana charges after the police ShotSpotter system detected gunfire in the area.