At about 8:30 PM, Wednesday, December 4, 2013, undercover officers from the YVSF activated lights and sirens responded to a radio call for Shots Fired in the area of Elmore St. and Munroe St., Roxbury.
The department motor vehicle, with three undercover officers, was struck by a civilian vehicle at the intersection of Ashmont Street and Dorchester Avenue. All three officers and two civilians were transported to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.
At the shots fired location in Roxbury, one person was shot and suffered non-life threatening injuries. One person is in custody and a firearm was recovered.
The Boston Police Department is actively investigating facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call District C-11 (Dorchester) detectives at 617-343-4335.
Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling CrimeStoppers at 1(800) 494-TIPS (8477) or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of those wishing to remain anonymous.