Police Investigate Person Shot in the Area of Columbia Road and Brinsley


At about 2:25 AM, Thursday, July 4th 2013, officers from district C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a radio call for a Person Shot in the area of Columbia Road and Brinsley Street Dorchester.

On arrival, officers located an uncooperative black male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported by EMS to Boston Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.

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 617-343-4335.

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