Boston Police Investigate Shooting in Dorchester

At about 8:51pm, on Wednesday, January 15, 2014, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 955 Blue Hill Avenue, Dorchester.

On arrival, officers located the victim, suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. The victim suffering from non-life threatening injuries was transported to Boston Medical Center.

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

Individuals wishing to assist this investigation in an anonymous manner can either call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or text 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 in an anonymous capacity.