Shots Fired Next to Northeastern and Wentworth Campus Saturday Night

At approximately 22:15 hours on Saturday, April 23 2022, Boston Police Operations received a call from Northeastern University police reporting a ShotSpotter activation in the area of 51 Prentiss Street in Roxbury. The Annunciation projects directly border the campus of Northeastern and Wentworth Universities. A gang war is currently raging between the Annunciation associates and another Mission Hill gang located in the Bromley Heath Projects.

Officers assigned to District B-2 responded to the area and promptly located a crime scene. No victim was located, however numerous spent shell casings were found. District detectives responded and processed the ballistic evidence. At this time no arrests have been made and the investigation remains ongoing.

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.