5 shot in Dorchester, together with 11-year-old, as police search neighborhood’s assist


Police are searching for the general public’s assist after 5 folks had been shot, together with 4 “young adults,” amongst them an 11-year-old, at a celebration in Dorchester late final night time.

Mayor Michelle Wu and police Superintendent Felipe Colon addressed the media on the scene simply earlier than midnight.

Police stated this morning the victims embrace an 11-year-old, 21-year-old male, 20-year-old male, 21-year-old feminine, and a 20-year-old feminine.

“We really need the public’s help here,” Colon stated, saying police would take nameless or any tip.

He stated the 5 shot all have non-life threatening accidents. The shooter opened fireplace on Greenwood Road close to the nook of Ellington Road, police stated.

The gunman “shot into the group,” Colon including a number of rounds had been fired.

“It’s awful to be here tonight … we are still feeling the horror of violence interrupting the family gathering,” the mayor stated, including there’s “still work to do” within the metropolis. She repeated her misery on the capturing in Spanish.

“Our trama teams are on the scene,” Wu added.

Colon stated the capturing befell at a gathering outdoors. There have been on arrests.

Anybody with info is urged to contact District B-3 Detectives at (617) 343-4712.

Neighborhood members wishing to help this investigation anonymously can achieve this by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the phrase ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). 

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