On August 24th at 18:30, Boston Police officers from District B2 responded to a Shotspotter activation on Herreshoff, in the H-Block area of Roxbury.
Surveillance of the area showed numerous people running and attempting to take cover. The first arriving units located ballistic damage to a nearby vehicle, and shell casings in the street.
Detectives were quickly called in to process the scene, and to take possession of the evidence. While on scene, a victim was transported by car to a local hospital with serious gun shot wound to the leg. The victim is expected to make a recovery. There are no suspects 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).
To those who find themselves in need of emotional support or simply needing to talk to someone about distressing events in our community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.