Boston Police Seek Community Cooperation on Talbot Ave Shooting Incident

About 7:01am, on Tuesday, June 7, 2011, Officers responded to a radio call for a person shot at Hicks Auto Body at 10 Talbot Avenue in Dorchester. Upon arrival, officers located three male victims suffering from gunshot wounds inside the garage. All victims suffered non-life threatening injuries and were transported to local hospitals for treatment. At this time, the investigation indicates that two of the male victims were unintended targets. Officers are seeking two vehicles of interest including a dark-colored Chrysler 300M with an out of state license plate and a black Nissan. According to witnesses, the Chrysler was occupied by four black males and the driver is described as a light skinned male wearing a white t-shirt. A witness also reported that the Chrysler made a quick, sharp left turn from Wales Street, onto Nightingale Street and fled toward Bernard Street.

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly encouraged to contact the District B-3 detectives at (617) 343-4712.

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously should either call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department is only interested in the information you can provide, not the identity of the person providing it.