Investigation Update: Suspect Arrested in Homicide in the area of 107 Devon Street


UPDATE: At about 10:05 AM on Monday, June 24, 2019, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Unit made an onsite warrant arrest in the area of 21 Garden Lane in Waltham. Officers arrested Lalance Smith, 29-years-old of Quincy, for an active warrant out of Dorchester Court for charges of Murder, Armed Robbery, and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.

The facts and circumstances of the initial incident are as follows: At about 3:32 AM on Friday, June 14, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 107 Devon Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers observed an adult male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. The victim has since been identified as Arnold Woodrum, 59, of Dorchester.