On Sunday July 24th, at approximately 21:20 hours, Boston Police Officers from District B-3 responded to the area of Norwell Street in Dorchester for a ShotSpotter activation.
Within minutes of the activation, a 911 call was placed for a person shot on Washington Street. It is believed that the unidentified male victim was on Norwell St, and was shot in his car as he was driving by.
The victim was located in his car in a CVS parking lot covered in blood. Boston EMS paramedics and EMTs quickly responded to the scene and transported him to receive further medical attention for his injuries. His injuries are considered serious but non-life-threatening at this time and he is expected to survive.
Boston Police did confirm that at this time no arrests have been made and no suspect information is available. The motive behind the shooting is also still unknown.
Detectives from District B-3 are actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Any individuals with information can contact District B-3 Detectives at 617-343-4712.
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.