Death Investigation in the Area of 1631 Dorchester Avenue in Dorchester


At about 5:50 PM on Tuesday, October 18, 2016, officers assigned to District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 1631 Dorchester Avenue. On arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of life threatening injuries.  On Tuesday October 25, 2016, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact detectives assigned to 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.