At about 2:27 PM on Saturday, October 29, 2016, officers assigned to District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a call for a person or persons shot in the area of 152 Washington Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located two victims suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. One of the victims, a female believed to be in her thirties, was transported to an area hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased. The female victim has since been identified as Benine Timothee, 36, of Dorchester. The second victim, a male in his teens, was treated for a non-life threatening injury.
The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked 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.