At about 1:39 AM on Saturday, August 27, 2016, officers assigned to District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 58 Westville Street, Dorchester. On arrival officers located a male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased.
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.