Death Investigation in the Area of 218 Bowdoin Street


At about 11:47 PM on Friday, December 1, 2017, officers assigned to District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a call for a person shot inside a store located at 218 Bowdoin Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located a male victim in his late twenties suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased on scene. 

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call 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 β€˜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.