Police Investigate Two incidents in the Area of Greenwood Street, Dorchester


At about 1:08am September 11, 2013 officers responded to a radio call for a person lying on the street, in front of 17 Greenwood Street.

Upon arrival officers observed a male victim outside of 17 Greenwood Street, unresponsive with injuries to his forehead.  The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.

A short time later at about 1:41am on September 11, 2013 officers from District 3 (Mattapan) responded to a report of a male bleeding on the porch at 54 Greenwood Street, Dorchester. A male witness reported to officers he heard a noise coming from the rear porch of his home and thought someone was breaking in. He further stated he looked out of his window and saw a male on his front porch bleeding. Officers observed a male victim suffering from a stab wounds.  The victim, stated he was out drinking celebrating a friend's birthday and did not know who stabbed him.  He was transported to Boston Medical Center with serious injuries. 

Homicide detectives are actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding both incidents. Anyone with information is encouraged to call detectives at (617) 343-4470.

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line 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 who wish to help this investigation anonymously.