Academy Project Shooting Leaves One Man Hospitalized Friday Night

On Friday, September 23, 2022, at approximately 00:00 hours, Boston EMTs and Boston Police officers assigned to District B-2 responded to a ShotSpotter activation at 81 Weaver Way in Roxbury. Police also received a 911 call from the same scene reporting that a person had been sho

When first responders arrived, they immediately confirmed one male victim who was shot in the leg. His injuries were serious, but non-life threatening, and he was taken by EMS by ambulance to a local hospital to receive treatment. It was reported that he was alert and stable during transport.

Police also found 3 shell casings at the scene while they were canvassing for evidence. They were seen working into the late hours of the night confirming the details of the incident. The male victim is currently resting in the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery. There have been no arrests and there are currently no persons of interest.

Police are still investigating this incident and there is no further information at this time. Detectives from District B-2 are actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Any individuals with information can contact District B-2 Detectives at 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 help this investigation in an anonymous manner.