At about 10:41pm, on Tuesday, January 15, 2008, officers from Area C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 16 Strathcona Road in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located a 16 year-old Hispanic male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was immediately transported to the Boston Medical Center where he succumbed to injuries and was pronounced.The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact the Boston Police Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470.
Community members who wish to remain anonymous should either call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS (8477) or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently protect the identity of those who wish to remain anonymous.