UPDATE: Victim Identified and Suspect Arrested in Death Investigation in the Area of 50 Bradshaw Street, Dorchester


At about 8:05 AM on Thursday, September 21, 2017, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person stabbed in the area of 50 Bradshaw Street, Dorchester.

Upon arrival, officers located a male victim in his 40's suffering from apparent stab wounds. The victim, now identified as 40-year-old Tony Massey of Dorchester, was transported to Tufts Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased. Officers at the scene were informed that the suspect, also a male in his 40's, had transported himself to Boston Medical Center with apparent stab wounds. Officers have since arrested the suspect, identified as 44-year-old Rodney Bloomfield of Dorchester, and charged him with Murder.

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information relative to the investigation is strongly urged to contact Boston Police 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.