Death Investigation in the Area of 52 Claybourne Street in Dorchester


At about 9:21 PM on Sunday, August 31, 2014, officers from District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a report of a person shot at 52 Claybourne Street, Dorchester.

On arrival, officers observed a male victim outside of the location suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim sustained life-threatening injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

BPD Homicide detectives are actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is encouraged to call 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 those who wish to help this investigation anonymously.