DEATH INVESTIGATION IN THE AREA OF 105 NORWELL STREET

At about 7:11 pm, on Tuesday, August 25, 2009, officers from Area B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for shots fired in the area of 105 Norwell Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located two individuals inside a motor vehicle suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. One of the victims, a female, was pronounced on the scene. The other victim, a male, was transported with life threatening injuries to the Boston Medical Center.The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is urged to contact either the Boston Police Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470 or Area B-3 detectives (Mattapan) at (617) 343-4712. Community members who wish to assist this investigation in an anonymous manner should call CrimeStoppers at 1(800) 494-TIPS or text a ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department stringently protects the identity of those who wish to remain anonymous.