Death Investigation at Norton Street and Bowdoin Street

This morning at approximately 1:49am, officers from District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to the intersection of Norton and Bowdoin Streets for a person shot. There, officers located a 23 year-old male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. The victim was transported to the Boston Medical center where he was later pronounced.The victim has been identified as Joseph N. Clarke, 23, of Dorchester. Homicide detectives are currently investigating the facts and circumstances of this incident. The Boston Police urge any members of the public with information regarding this incident to contact the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470. Members of the public who wish to remain anonymous may do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS (8477) or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). Police will strictly protect the identity of those who wish to remain anonymous.