Death Investigation in the Area of 511 Gallivan Boulevard, Dorchester


At about 4:15 PM on Thursday, April 13, 2017, officers from District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 511 Gallivan Boulevard.

Upon arrival, officers observed a male victim in his 20's suffering from an apparent gunshot wound outside of the above address. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center with life-threatening injuries and later pronounced deceased at the hospital.

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.