Death Investigation in the area of 82 Wheatland Avenue in Dorchester
Boston, MA At about 3:58 PM on Saturday, June 13, 2020, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for shots fired in the area of 82 Wheatland Avenue in Dorchester. Upon arrival, officers were directed to one of the residences and in the hallway, they observed an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced at the scene.
The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident and is asking anyone with information relative to this investigation to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.
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 assist this investigation in an anonymous manner.
To those who find themselves in need of emotional support or simply needing to talk to someone about distressing events in our community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team (NTT) provides free, private support 24/7 at (617) 431-0125 or by visiting BPHC.org/trauma.
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