Triple Shooting at Dorchester Restaurant as Violence Continues to Flourish in Boston

Early Sunday morning, October 30th, at approximately 05:50 hours, Boston Police officers assigned to District C-11, the Gang Unit, K-9 Unit, and tactical assets all responded to a 911 call reporting that multiple people had been shot near the 200 block of Hancock Street in Dorchester. Reports say the victims were shot near a restaurant in the area.

Upon arrival, first responders located three victims suffering from gunshot wounds near 299 Hancock Street at La Parrilla Restaurant. Two of the three, a man and woman, had serious but non-life-threatening injuries, but the third victim, an adult male, had taken a bullet to the chest.

Officers immediately began to render aid and could be heard asking for a push on EMS. All three victims were taken by EMTs to a hospital to receive treatment. The two victims with lesser injuries are expected to fully recover, but the third victim’s condition is currently unknown.

The supervisor on scene quickly made full notifications because of the severity of the victim’s injuries. Homicide detectives and the Crime Scene Response Unit both responded and worked with Officers to close off the street and begin canvasing for witnesses and evidence.

Witnesses on the scene report that the incident occurred inside the restaurant. Responders were able to mark multiple pieces of evidence, including a pair of abandoned glasses and multiple empty plastic cups.

The suspect in question is believed to be a white male wearing a hoodie, but no witnesses saw the direction he fled or whether he was on foot or in a vehicle. Police are still actively investigating and no arrests have been made yet.

Police are still investigating this incident and there is no further information at this time. Detectives from District C-11 are actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Any individuals with information can contact District C-11 Detectives at 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 help this investigation in an anonymous manner.