Police Investigate Evening Shooting in Area of Kingsdale Street in Dorchester
On arrival, officers located ballistic evidence at the intersection of Wales Street and Kingsdale Street. Officers were advised by dispatch that a victim was dropped off at Boston Medical Center. The victim told officers he was operating a motor vehicle on Talbot Avenue in the area of Franklin Field when an unknown suspect(s) fired shots at his vehicle. The victim stated he drove to his girlfriend’s house to pick her up and then went to the hospital. The victim suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his right arm.
The Boston Police Department is actively investigating facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call District B-3 (Mattapan) detectives at 617-343-4712.
Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling CrimeStoppers at 1(800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of those wishing to remain anonymous.