Death Investigation in the Area of 15 Shepton Street, Dorchester


At about 12:15 AM on November 3, 2015, officers from District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a radio call for shots fired in the area of 15 Shepton Street.

Upon arrival, officers observed a male victim who appeared to be in his 20’s suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide 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 ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.