Boston Police Investigate Early Morning Fatal Shooting in Dorchester
At about 1:06am, on Friday, August 31, 2012, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan/ Dorchester) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of Southern Avenue, Dorchester.
On Arrival, Officers observed a male victim, suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced.
The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident.
Individuals wishing to assist in this investigation in an 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.