Female Shot after House Party in Dorchester

On Sunday, November 1, 2009, at approximately 1:24am, Boston Police Officers assigned out of Area B-3 (Mattapan), responded to 40 Glenway Street for a report of a person shot.

Officers arrived on-scene and observed a large group of people standing over a female lying on the sidewalk. Upon further inspection, it was determined that the female had sustained a single gunshot wound. Ballistic evidence was located within close proximity to the victim.

Boston EMS responded and transported the victim to Boston Medical Center where she is currently listed in critical condition. At this time, the victim is only being described as a twenty-one-year-old black female.

The Boston Police Homicide Unit interviewed several potential witnesses and learned numerous shots were fired while party-goers were exiting the victim’s house. Two parked vehicles were also struck by stray bullets.

Individuals wishing to supply information regarding this incident may do so by calling the Boston Police Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470. Community members who wish to remain anonymous may do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Hot Line at 1-800-494-TIPS. You may also text a ‘tip’ to CRIME (27463).