At about 1:00 PM on Saturday, December 5, 2020, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Unit arrested Irwin Garcia, 31, of East Boston in the area of 225 East Eagle Street in East Boston. Garcia was arrested by virtue of an active straight warrant issued out of Dorchester District Court for Assault with Intent to Murder.

The facts and circumstances of the original incident are as follows: At about 2:16 AM on Friday, December 4, 2020, officers assigned to District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 54 Parkman Street in Dorchester. Upon arrival officers located ballistic evidence in the area of Adams Street and Victory Road. Additional responding officers were notified by BPD Operations that an adult male victim was inside of a vehicle travelling on Neponset Avenue towards Gallivan Boulevard. Officers located the victim who was suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.