At approximately 18:05 hours Boston Police Officers from District C-11 responded to a ShotSpotter activation for 7 rounds in the area of 25 Mt Ida Road in Dorchester.
Officers located a number of spent shell casings in the area of the sidewalk and road however no victims were located.
A young boy who had been separated from his family by crime scene tape following the chaos on the street was helped by the C-11 PS back to his home right where the shots had been fired after the incident.
At this time the investigation into the incident is still on going. There have been no arrests yet and a suspect description is still unknown.