At about 4:02 PM on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, officers from District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 92 Mt. Ida Road in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located a male victim, believed to be in his early thirties, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.
The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Homicide Unit 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.