UPDATE: Boston Police Investigate Multiple Shooting in the area of 36 Harlem Street in Dorchester – Deceased Victims Identified
At about 9:22pm, on Sunday, August 12, 2012, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to an outside scene for a person or persons shot in the area of 36 Harlem Street. On arrival, officers located four female victims suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. Two of the victims were pronounced deceased on the scene. A third victim, who was transported from the scene with life threatening injuries, has since died. The deceased victims are identified as Genevieve Phillip, 22, of Milton, Kristen Lartey, 22, of Hyde Park and Sharrice Perkins, 22, of Dorchester. A fourth victim, who sustained a gunshot wound to the leg, was transported from the scene with non-life threatening injuries.
The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.
Individuals wishing to assist this investigation in anonymous manner can either call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous capacity.