Person Shot in Roxbury Friday Evening Through Window

At approximately 19:20 hours Friday evening, Boston Police Officers from District B-2 and Boston EMS responded to the area of Ruggles Street and Cabot Street in Roxbury for the reports of a person shot.

Officers arrived on scene to find ballistic damage to a third floor window. First responders immediately went in to find a victim with a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was transported to a local area hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

A firearm was recovered may have been recovered inside of the residence however we are unable to confirm at this time. 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).