At approximately 01:10 hours this morning, Boston Police Officers assigned to District B-3 of Mattapan responded to 221 River Street for a Shot Spotter activation for 13 rounds.
Officers responded to the scene to find a victim that had sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his body. The victim was transported to a local area hospital by Boston EMS where he was treated for serious life-threatening injuries and is now in stable condition.
Detectives processed the scene and collected ballistic evidence despite one resident of the area being displeased that it the investigation was interfering with her ability to park her vehicle. No further information is available at this time. As always, any 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).