Shots Fired, Car Crashes in Dorchester Overnight

Overnight at approximately 00:45 hours Boston Police Officers from District B-3 responded to a ShotSpotter activation for 6+ rounds on Kingsdale Street in Dorchester. Arriving Officer found a chaotic scene with multiple people fleeing, an abandoned car that had crashed and reports that a person had been shot. No victim was located on scene however and officers expanded their search to the neighboring streets with hopes of finding the missing victim.

Eventually the victim was located, with serious but non-life-threating injuries consistent with a shooting. He was treated and evaluated by EMS but declined transport to a hospital. Detectives were called to the scene and it was processed. Photographs were taken and a K-9 even searched the area.

At this time no arrests have been made and no further information is available. Community members who have any information regarding the incident are urged to call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS. You may also text ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).