Death Investigation in the area of 6 Cameron Street in Dorchester —

Death Investigation in the area of 6 Cameron Street in Dorchester: At about 11:56pm, on Wednesday, February 19, 2019, members of the Youth Violence Strike Force responded to a call for shots fired in the area of 6 Cameron Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located a black male in his late teens suffering from what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds. The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

While still on scene, officers arrested a 15-year-old male found to be in possession of a firearm. Additionally, a second firearm was also located and recovered at the scene.  

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