A woman identified as Jazreanna Sheppard who entered the Park Street MBTA station after being stabbed on the Boston Common last week died as a result of her wounds, as confirmed by police officials.
The Boston Police Department reported on Saturday that they reacted to a call and went to the vicinity of 121 Tremont Street in the heart of Boston at about 11:34 p.m. on July 20. Police officials said when they arrived, they saw a woman who had received fatal stabbing injuries.
Who was Jazreanna Sheppard?
Jazreanna Sheppard was 21 years old. She was a local resident of South Boston, as reported by media outlets. Police officials found a woman with life-threatening wounds after they were informed about the incident. The 21-year-old was rushed to the hospital in critical condition, where she eventually died of intense injuries.
Police Authorities have said that they are actively looking into the stabbing incident involving Sheppard. No arrests have been reported in relation to the case as of yet. The police are probably following up on leads and compiling proof to find and detain the criminals.
Boston EMS first said that the stabbing happened at the Park Street Station. Later, Transit Police made it clear that the violence actually occurred outside Boston Common. The woman was stabbed, but she was able to make her way to the Park Street Station to ask for aid. There, she was found by police and received medical attention from Boston EMS.
As per a WCVB video footage, an entrance to the Park Street Station was taped off the night of the stabbing. In addition, the Boston Common was divided up into sections as part of the crime scene investigation. Police tape was present, indicating that the area was being aggressively protected and secured by the authorities while they investigated the occurrence.