Death Investigation in the Area of 50 Richfield Street, Dorchester


At about 8:20 PM on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, officers from District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 50 Richfield Street in Dorchester.

Upon arrival, officers observed a victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, but later succumbed to those injuries. The deceased victim was subsequently identified as 33-year-old Jeromie Johnson of Dorchester.

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.