ShotSpotter Activations Leads to Investigation on Woodbole Ave Tuesday

At approximately 2:15 am, on Tuesday August 23 2022, Boston Police Officers from District B-3 responded to a ShotSpotter activation in the area of 99 Woodbole Ave, Mattapan. The activation reported at least 12 rounds and Officers quickly converged on the area.

While officers were responding to the area, Boston Police operations received at least 1911 calls setting that shots have been fired and Woodbole Avenue and the suspect that flight on foot

Once police had arrived they soon found themselves in a wooded area that they searched with a K-9 unit. Yet were unable to find any casings or evidence of a shooting.

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 help this investigation in an anonymous manner.