Victim in Critical Condition After Dorchester Stabbing

Thursday, August 26th at around 21:00 hours, officers from area B3 responded to the Franklin Field Projects on Westview in Dorchester for reports of a person stabbed. The victim was transported to a local area hospital with serious life threatening injures. Due to the victim’s condition, full notifications were made, with district detectives, homicide, crime scene, and command staff responding.

The scene, which appeared to be a party/barbecue, took about four hours to process. Numerous evidence markers could be seen throughout the area. The victim is alive at this time, and still in critical condition. Boston Police have not confirmed any arrests at this time, but sources tell us they have a suspect pending arrest. This is an ongoing investigation, and no further information has been made available 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). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to assist this investigation in an anonymous manner.

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