Woman Shot Early Sunday in Columbia Point Housing Developement- Refuses EMS on Scene

On Sunday at approximately 01:00 hours, Boston Police Officers from District C-6 respond to a 911 call for person shot at 100 Oceanview Drive in the Columbia Point Housing Developement.

First arriving officers located a woman who was shot in the leg near a parking lot. The woman rejected a transport by Boston EMS and went to the hospital herself. Police later recovered casings at the scene.

Detectives from the District were called in to process the scene. They could be seen photographing shell casings, and other evidence. The motive behind this act of violence is still unknown at this time.

Boston Police have confirmed that no arrests have been made and there is not a public description available for the suspect.

Detectives assigned to District C-6 (South Boston) are actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident and are urging anyone with information relative to this investigation to contact 617) 343-4742.

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.