Early this morning, at approximately 01:20 hours, Boston Police Officers assigned to District C-11 responded to the area of Washington Street and Talbot Avenue, in Dorchester, for reports of shots fired as well as a ShotSpotter activation for one round in the area of 88 Southern Ave one street over.
Officers arrived and after locating no victims or potential suspects, began to search for ballistic evidence. Several spent shell casings were found throughout the street and were cataloged and processed.
This is another instance of the gunfire that has been sweeping the city this summer, with no signs of slowing down. Community members wishing to assist are encouraged to do so by anonymously by contacting the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).