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At about 10:50 PM on Sunday May 23, 2021, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for a ShotSpotter activation in the area of 11 Creston Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located three adult male victims suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The three victims were transported to local area hospitals for treatment where one was later pronounced deceased. The two remaining victims were treated for injuries which were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature.

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.