Chaotic ShotSpotter Leaves Vehicle Smashed in Dorchester

Saturday night at approximately 23:00 hours, Boston Police Officers from C-11 responded to a ShotSpotter activation in the area of Hamilton Street and Barry Street in Dorchester with reports of shots fired and a motor vehicle crash.

Officers first arrived to the address of 85 Hamilton Street in Dorchester but did not located anything, they were redirected by residents and found a motor vehicle with ballistic damage about one block away on Richfield Street. No injuries were reported, and detectives recovered and processed the ballistic evidence from the scene.

At this time no arrests have been made and the investigation is still ongoing. No further information is available at this time. As always community members wishing to assist can do so by anonymously by contacting the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).

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