Death Investigation in the Area of 22 Thane Street in Dorchester


At about 8:40 PM on Sunday, April 23, 2017, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for two people shot in the area of 22 Thane Street in Dorchester.  On arrival, officers located two adult victims suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.  Both victims were transported to an area hospital for treatment. One of the victims, a female in her 30’s, sustained non-life-threatening injuries while the second victim, a male in his late 20’s, was later pronounced deceased.

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call 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 those who wish to help this investigation anonymously.