Police Investigate Shooting in the Area of Norwell Street in Dorchester


At about 7:04 PM, on Tuesday June 18, 2013, officers from District 3 (Dorchester) responded to multiple calls for shots fired in the area of 212 Norwell Street.

On arrival officers observed a crowd gathering and identified a male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Victim was transported to Boston Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.

Officers spoke to a second victim who stated that the victims were in a parked motor vehicle when a black SUV pulled up next to motor vehicle #1 and fired shots at the victims. The second victim is uninjured. Motor vehicle #1 had one bullet hole in the driver’s door and shattered glass from the driver’s window inside the car. The second victim stated her young child was in the vehicle at the time shots were fired.

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call District B-3 detectives at (617) 343-4712.

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