19-Year-Old Shot on South Boston Waterfront Friday

The Massachusetts State Police are investigating the non-fatal shooting of a 19-year-old Boston man late Friday night on William Day Boulevard in South Boston.

Preliminary investigation reveals that a group of teenagers in several vehicles were at the Pleasure Bay parking lot. At approximately 10:40 p.m. additional vehicles entered the parking lot and several shots were then fired in the victim’s direction. The victim was struck in the lower body and transported by Boston EMS to Boston Medical Center, where he remains. The victim sustained a serious injury however it is not believed to be life-threatening at this time.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by the State Police Detective Unit for Suffolk County, State Police Troop H Detectives, the State Police Crime Scene Services Section, and the State Police Ballistics Unit.

Anyone with information about this incident or the assailant is urged to call Massachusetts State Police Troop H Detectives at (617) 740-7875. No further information is being released at this time.