Shots Fired on Johnston Road in Mattapan Saturday Morning

Early Saturday morning around 03:30 hours, Boston Police Officers from District B-3 reported hearing shots fired in the surrounding area while on duty in Mattapan. A ShotSpotter activation was received shortly after, identifying the location of the shots to have come from Johnston Road.

Officers were able to recover shell casings and detectives processed the ballistic evidence. Fortunately there were no injuries reported as a result of the gunshots. Witnesses provided a suspect vehicle which the department issued a BOLO for.

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).