Man Critically Injured Following Stabbing on Norton Street

Around 1:45am on June 20th, Boston Police Operations received a 911 call that a man had been stabbed on Norton Street in Dorchester. Officers from District C-11 responded to the area, eventually locating a scene at 35 Norton Street. On scene they discovered the victim, an adult male, suffering from multiple life threatening stab wounds.

Due to the severity of the mans condition, Officers requested on a push on EMS and rendered first aid. Boston EMTs and Paramedics arrived on scene where they began CPR and other life saving measures. The victim was subsequently rushed to a local area hospital. At this time the victims condition is unknown.

Due to the victims critical condition, full notifications were made. Detectives from C-11, the Homicide Unit, Crime Scene Response Unit, Command Staff and others all responded.

According to witnesses, the suspect was quick to flee the scene, but the victims family claim to know their identity.

Additionally, in the driveway of the residence that this incident occurred, multiple cars were smashed and one still had its hazards on, likely related to the stabbing, but this is not confirmed.

No arrests have been made and no further information is available at this time.

The Boston Police Department continues to actively review the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives 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). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.