At about 6:25 PM, on Sunday, January 2, 2022, officers assigned to District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a 911 call for a person shot in the area of 551 Washington Street in Dorchester. Two male victims, suffering from non-life-threatening gunshot wounds, were transported by Boston EMS to local area hospitals. One female juvenile victim, identified as Jucelena Gomes, 16, suffering from gunshot wounds, was also transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing 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 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 help this investigation in an anonymous manner.