On Thursday, April 9, 2009, at approximately 10:28pm, officers assigned to Area C-11 (Dorchester), responded to 101 Pleasant Street for a report of a person shot. Upon arrival, officers located an 18 year-old black male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.Boston E.M.S. transported the victim to Boston Medical Center. The victim later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced.
The facts and circumstances of this incident are under active investigation by the Boston Police Homicide Unit. Anyone with information is urged to call the Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470. For those wishing to remain anonymous, community members are urged to contact CrimeStoppers at 1-800-494-TIPS or text “TIP” to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will protect the identity of those who wish to remain anonymous.
This marks the 13th homicide of 2009. In 2008, there were 18 homicides at this time.