Death Investigation in the Area of Eastman and Elder Streets, Dorchester


At about 10:23 PM on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for shots fired in the area of Eastman and Elder Streets, Dorchester.

Upon arrival, officers observed a motor vehicle engulfed in flames. The two male occupants of the vehicle were pronounced deceased at the scene. It was later determined that the occupants had suffered gunshot wounds and had crashed the vehicle.

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.