Death Investigation at 72 Olney Street in Dorchester

About 1:30pm today, officers from District 11 responded to a radio call for a person shot at 72 Olney Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located an 18-year old female suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center by ambulance with life-threatening injuries. A short while after arriving at the hospital, the victim succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced.The Homicide Unit is investigating this incident. We urge anyone with information relating to this incident to contact the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470 or those wishing to remain anonymous can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS.