Ballistics Discovered After Dorchester ShotSpotter Activation

Late last night, officers responded to a ShotSpotter activation indicating eight rounds discharged in the area of Westville and Ditson Streets. An investigation of the area lead to the recovery of spent ammunition. No further information was released.

Worth mentioning, minutes prior to this ShotSpotter activation, 9-1-1 received reports of a person stabbed at a residence about a block away from the location. It is unknown at this time if the incidents are related.

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.