Death Investigation at 113 Ames Street, Dorchester

At approximately 2:20AM this morning, officers from District B-3 (Dorchester and Mattapan) responded to the Carney Hospital located at 2100 Dorchester Ave. in Dorchester for a person shot.On arrival, officers located a 29 year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound who had been driven to the hospital by private vehicle. During further investigation, officers learned that the incident had taken place at 113 Ames Street in Dorchester. The victim was pronounced shortly after his arrival at the hospital. The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. We urge any community members who may have any information regarding this incident to please contact the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470. For those individuals who wish to remain anonymous, the CrimeStoppers Tip Line should be contacted by dialing 1-800-494-TIPS (8477) or texting ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently protect the identity of those who wish to remain anonymous.