At approximately 03:45 hours this morning, July 2 2022, Boston Police Officers from District E-18 and Boston EMS responded to Metropolitan Ave and River Street in Hyde Park for the reports of a person shot inside of a vehicle. When Officers arrived on scene they found a 14-year-old female shot inside of a vehicle and immediately began to render aid. Boston EMTs arrived shortly after and began to care for the girl.
While EMS tended to her injuries, Police Officers were able to speak to her and find out the vehicle was actually an Uber she had called to flee the scene of where she was shot. The ordinal incident had occurred on Wood Ave in Hyde Park and Officers responded to search for a scene. Boston EMS transported the female to a local area hospital with serious but non life threatening injuries. She is expected to survive.
On Wood Ave, Officers located multiple spent shell casings in the area and secured the scene. Detectives were called to the scene where they processed the ballistic and blood evidence. At this time not arrests have been made and no further information is available.
Detectives assigned to District E-18 (Hyde Park) are actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident and are urging anyone with information relative to this investigation to contact (617) 343-5607. 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).