Death Investigation in the area of 5 Taft Street in Dorchester


At about 8:43PM on Friday, June, 6, 2014 officers from District C-11 (Dorchester) responded for a report of shots fired and a person on the ground as a result of a bike accident in the area of Dorchester Avenue and Taft Street.

On arrival, officers observed a male victim lying in the street suffering from life threatening injuries.  The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased.  

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Boston Police Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.