Single Shot During Block Party Prompts Police Response on Sunday

On Sunday, August 21 2022, at roughly 20:10 hours Boston Police Officers from Districts C-11 and B-2 responded to a ShotSpotter activation in the area of Rosseter Street. According to sources on the scene, the ShotSpotter originally did not pickup anything but did eventually pickup one round.

Officers arrived on scene and located a large group of youths having a block party. The teenagers claimed no one heard anything however Officers searched the area and a single shell casing was located. Detectives responded to the scene and the casing was taken into evidence. No arrests have been made.

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