20+ Rounds Fired in Roxbury

Late yesterday, around 21:30 hours, Boston Police Officers assigned to District B-2 responded to a ShotSpotter activation on Waumbeck Street, in Roxbury, for multiple rounds.

Boston Police arrived, finding no victims or suspects in the immediate area, and began to look for ballistic evidence of the shots fired. District Detectives were called in and processed over 20 spent shell casings, as well as locating ballistic damage to at least two vehicles and two houses on the street.

This is the latest incident of many BPD is seeing this summer with increased gunfire present throughout Boston neighborhoods. 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).