Man Shot Overnight on Burrell Street in Roxbury Expected to Survive

On Saturday night at approximately 23:55 hours, Boston Police Officers from District B-2 responded to a 911 call for a person reportedly shot on Burrell Street in Roxbury.

Officers assigned to District B-2 as well as K-9 units, and tactical assets responded to the area and upon arrival, located a victim, who was not identified, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Officers immediately began to render aid while awaiting the arrival of Boston EMS.

Boston EMTs and Paramedics arrived and immediately began to treat the victim whom was then transported to a local hospital in stable condition. The victim’s current condition has not been officially released, but sources tell us they are expected to survive due to quick actions of Boston EMS and officers on scene.

On scene evidence markers could be seen placed throughout the street in the area of a grey Honda sedan and a blue pick-up truck. Both vehicle were parked close by to where the victim was shot but it is unknown if they were involved in the incident.

Detectives assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) are actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident and are urging anyone with information relative to this investigation to contact (617) 343-4275.

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.