Person Shot in Head at Dorchester House Party Early Saturday Morning

At approximately 04:00 hours on August 20 2022 Boston Police Units from District C-11 were on scene at a different incident when a vehicle approached their parked cruisers with someone screaming for help. The driver indicated to officers that their friend in the back seat was seriously injured. When officers approached the person in the backseat they found a male victim suffering from multiple apparent gunshot wounds including one to the head.

Officers immediately began to render aid and requested Boston EMS to respond to the scene with a push. EMTs quickly arrived on scene where they began to treat the victim’s injuries before he was then rushed to a local area Hospital for further treatment. At this time his condition is unknown however sources tell us he is expected to survive.

Officers spoke with the victim and witnesses who informed police that the shooting had occurred at a house party only a few blocks away on Blakefield Road and RockField Terrace. Officers responded to the area where the incident was alleged to have occurred and they began canvassing the area for victims, witnesses and evidence.

They quickly found numerous spent shell casings throughout the area and secured it with crime scene tape as they awaited the arrival of District Detectives. The scene was quickly processed by the C-11 Detectives who marked, photographed and collected the evidence. At this time no further information is available and no arrests have been made in connection to this incident.

Detectives assigned to District C-11 (Dorchester) are actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident and are urging anyone with information relative to this investigation to contact (617) 343-4335.

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.