Investigation Launched Into Fatal Shooting In Dorchester


BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — Boston Police are investigating a fatal shooting of a man on Saturday night in a residential part of Dorchester.

According to BPD, officers responded to a call about the shooting in the area of 45 Bellevue Ave. shortly before 8 p.m.

“On arrival, officers observed an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds,” said police. “The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.”

So far no arrests have been made. BPD said it is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470. BPD says community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS (8477) or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).

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