Death Investigation in the area of 138 Norfolk Street in Dorchester


At about 10:57 PM on Wednesday July 25, 2018, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a call for two people shot in the area of 138 Norfolk Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located two adult male victims suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. One victim, a male in his mid-twenties, was pronounced deceased on scene, while a second victim believed to be in his late teens was transported to an area hospital for treatment of injuries which are considered non-life threatening at this time.

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 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.

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