Walden St Shooting, 04/18/2020

At approximately 19:37 hours on April 18th, 2020 Boston Police Officers from District E-13 responded to a ShotSpotter activation for 5 rounds in the area of 57 Walden Street in Jamaica Plain. Arriving officers located a 16-year-old male in the Stop and Shop parking lot who had been shot 8+ times in the leg, torso and arm.

Officers immediately rendered aid, including applying a tourniquet while requesting a “push” on EMS. Boston EMS Ambulance 13, Paramedic 40, Division 3 and C8 quickly arrived and took over care of the young man, transporting him to a local area hospital where he is in critical but stable condition, and it is believed he will make a full recovery.

A crime scene was established with detectives and Crime Scene Response processing the scene. Multiple ballistics were recovered in the street and a pair of blood spattered white Nike’s could be seen in the parking lot where the boy had been.

As always this is an ongoing police investigation, any and all 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).

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