At about 7:52 PM on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for shots fired in the area of Washington and Fuller Streets in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located a 16-year-old male suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. Officers were initially looking for two suspects, both black males in their late teens or early twenties, wearing green hoodies who fled the area on foot on Washington Street towards Mora Street.
Mayor Walsh and Commissioner Evans were on scene and appealed to the community for help in solving this crime, “We’re combing the area looking for witnesses and looking for the public’s cooperation," Evans said, "Everyone should be outraged when a 16-year-old on his bike gets shot.”
The Boston Police Homicide Unit continues to actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call Boston Police Homicide Detectives directly 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.