Police Investigate Person Shot in the area of 77 Lyndhurst St.


At about 5:43 PM, Wednesday, December 18, 2013, officers from District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a radio call for a Person Shot in the area of 77 Lyndhurst Street in Dorchester.

On arrival, officers observed a male victim who had been suffering from non-life threatening gunshot wounds. Officers spoke with a male witness who stated he had been working on a dirt bike with the victim when they were approached by the suspect who stated “What’s up?” and then started shooting at the victim. The male witness could not give a description of the suspect.

Upon speaking with an additional witness, officers were able to obtain a description of the suspect, who is described as a black male, with a ponytail, approximately 5’09” tall, 170 lbs, possibly in his late 20's-early 30's, wearing a ¾ length leather jacket with a gray hooded sweatshirt underneath. The witness further stated that the suspect was holding the gun inside of a black bag and that he had fired multiple shots. The suspect fled on foot.

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call District C-11 (Dorchester) detectives at 617-343-4712.

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling CrimeStoppers at 1(800) 494-TIPS (8477) or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of those wishing to remain anonymous.