Man Remains in Critical Condition After Being Shot in the Head Overnight

A person was critically shot overnight at Washington and Fenelon intersection in Dorchester shortly after 10:03 p.m. on Thursday. Officers from both B-3 and C-11 along with Boston EMS responded to the initial call, where they found the male victim suffering from a serious gun shot wound. The Homicide Unit, along with B-3 Detectives, Command Staff, Crime Scene Response Unit, K-9s and others responded to the call after they were notified of the severity of the victims injuries. The Police K-9s could be seen searching the area as Detectives processed the scene, photographing and collecting evidence.

Washington Street was shut for the investigation and MBTA buses were diverted as spent shells were found on Washington Street just past Fenelon. Officers concluded that six shots were fired and sources on the scene have confirmed the victim, who suffered life threatening injuries, was male as well as the suspect. The suspect, last seen wearing dark clothes and a white helmet, reportedly fled on a red scooter and was seen multiple times via cameras on Blue Hill Ave.

The victim was transported to a local area Hosptial with serious, life threatening injuries. His current condition is unknown and no arrests have been made. At this time Boston Police has yet to disclose information regarding the incident and could not be reached for comment.

Those wishing to assist in the investigation may do so by contacting Homicide Detectives directly at (617) 343-4470. 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).