DEATH INVESTIGATION AT 795 WASHINGTON STREET, DORCHESTER

DEATH INVESTIGATION AT 795 WASHINGTON STREET, DORCHESTER

About 4:35PM today, May 20, 2010, officers from District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to 795 Washington St. in Dorchester for a person shot.

On arrival, officers located a 24-year old male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center suffering life-threatening injuries. The victim succumbed to his injuries after arriving at the hospital and was pronounced.

The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances of this incident. Anyone with any information regarding this incident, no matter how unimportant it may seem, is urged to contact the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470. Individuals wishing to provide information anonymously may do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or texting ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). As always, we remind individuals wishing to provide information that the Boston Police Department is interested in the information you provide, not who you are.