At about 7:45 PM on Wednesday September 7, 2016, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for shots fired in the area of 10 Ripley Road in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located a male victim in his twenties suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased on 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.