Death Investigation in the area of 56 Nighingale Street in Dorchester


At about 6:34 PM on Saturday, January 21, 2017, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 56 Nightingale Street in Dorchester.  On arrival, officers located a male victim in his twenties suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.  The victim was pronounced deceased on the scene.

The Boston Police Homicide Unit continues to actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call Boston Police Homicide Detectives directly 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.