UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the Area of 46 Washington Street in Dorchester


At about 1:16 PM on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for a person or persons shot in the area of 46 Washington Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers learned of four victims suffering from gunshot wounds. One of the victims, a 17 year-old male, was pronounced deceased at the scene. That victim has since been identified as Raekwon Juaquay Brown, 17, of Roxbury.  Two other victims, both in their late teens, were transported to area hospitals where they were treated for non-life threatening injuries, while a fourth victim, a female in her sixties, was treated for a non-life threatening injury at the scene.

The Boston Police Department continues to actively review the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives 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.