This morning the Boston Police Fugitive and Apprehension Unit arrested a shooting suspect, who is responsible for a recent shooting incident in Dorchester which took place on November 2, 2009. Officers apprehended 19 year old Corey Robertson of Dorchester on charges of Assault with Intent to Murder, Assault and Battery by means of a Dangerous Weapon, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Discharging a Firearm within 500 ft of a Dwelling.
On November 2, 2009 at approximately 4:33pm, officers responded to Old Road and Ellington Street in Dorchester for a report of shots fired. A 16 year old male victim was located at the turnaround at Franklin Park suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to BMC and treated for a non-life threatening injury.
After a thorough and exhaustive investigation, detectives developed information through community cooperation that led to the identification of Corey Robertson as the individual responsible. Detectives applied for and were granted a warrant for his arrest. The fugitive unit was able to track the suspect down this morning in Springfield, MA and take him into custody.