A man was shot to death near Codman Square early Sunday evening, police said.
Officers responded to calls of a person shot in the area of Kenwood and Washington streets at about 5:30 p.m. They found the victim, who has not been publicly identified, suffering from gunshot wounds.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
This marks the fourth homicide of 2018, all of which resulted from shootings over the course of four days. Two shootings on Jan. 11, which occurred within 20 minutes of each other in Dorchester and Roxbury, left two dead and one injured.
Shaquille Browder, 21, was identified as the victim who died after the Dorchester double-shooting in a Burger King parking lot.
Two men in their 20s were shot on Gloucester Street in the Back Bay on Jan. 13, leaving one of them dead.
Police are investigating and ask anyone with information to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.