Death Investigation in the area of 21 Algonquin Street in Dorchester


At about 11:38 PM on Friday, August 12, 2016, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 21 Algonquin Street. On arrival, officers located a male victim, believed to be in his thirties, suffering from what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the 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 those who wish to help this investigation anonymously.