Death Investigation in the area of 417 Geneva Avenue in Dorchester


At about 12:22 AM on Friday October 20, 2017, officers assigned to District C-11 (Dorchester) on sited a person shot in the area of 417 Geneva Avenue in Dorchester. Officers located a male victim in his late thirties on the sidewalk suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

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