At about 5:49 PM on Sunday, February 5, 2017, officers assigned to District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 24 Juliette Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located a female victim in her 20’s suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital where she was later pronounced deceased. The victim has since been identified as 22-year-old Brianna Hardy of Jamaica Plain.
The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call 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.