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Lynn man, 18, identified as Boston’s first homicide victim of 2012

Boston police have identified the man fatally shot at 23 Trull St. in Dorchester Saturday afternoon.

Police said Christopher Pichardo, 18, of Lynn, was found suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound inside 23 Trull St. just before 2 p.m. Saturday. Pichardo was transported to Boston Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead.

No arrests have been made.

The killing was Boston’s first homicide of the year. Boston police, which identified Pichardo on Tuesday, asked anyone with information to call the homicide unit at 617-343-4470.

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