Dawn ShotSpotter Leads to Shooting Investigation in Dorchester

At approximately 05:30 hours Sunday morning, May 1 2022, as the sun was just starting to rise, Boston Police Officers from District C-11 responded to the area of Wainwright Street and Lithgow Street for a ShotSpotter activation for at least seven rounds.

When officers arrived on scene they did not locate any victims however they did locate numerous spent shell casings strewn throughout the street as well as ballistic damage to a near by home. District C-11 Detectives were notified and the patrol supervisor responded to the scene to process the ballistic evidence.

At this time no arrests have been made and the investigation is still ongoing. No further information is available at this time. As always community members wishing to assist can do so by anonymously by contacting the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).