At about 5:26 AM, on Saturday, September 9, 2023, officers assigned to District B-3 (Dorchester/Mattapan) responded to 12 Greenock Street for a report of a person shot. On arrival, the officers located an adult female suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported by Boston EMS to a local hospital where she was pronounced. The victim has since been identified as Princess Charles, 29, of Quincy. A second victim, who was shot multiple times at the same location, was located at a local hospital suffering from non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.
The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.
Community members wishing to assist in 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 help 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.