District C-11 Responds to Shots Fired Behind School

On Friday April 8, 2022 at approximately 20:00 hours officers from District C-11 responded to the area of Charles Street and Dorchester Avenue for reports of multiple shots fired behind the Boston Arts Academy.

Witnesses told police that a black male had fired four rounds in to the air before fleeing in an unknown direction.

A search of the area did not reveal any suspects. Detectives processed the scene, taking possession of numerous shell casings. No further information is 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.