UPDATE: Victim Identified in Death Investigation in the Area of 8 York Street, Dorchester


At about 11:15 PM on Saturday, June 4, 2016, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 8 York Street, Dorchester.

Upon arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound who was later pronounced deceased at the scene.  The victim has since been identified as Ronnie Headley, 33, 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.