Brockton man arrested in fatal Dorchester shooting

“The trauma ripples through the entire community."

A 28-year-old Brockton man was arrested early Wednesday morning after a man was fatally shot in Dorchester Tuesday night, police say.

Officers arrested Shakeem McNeill at about 3 a.m. in Brockton. He was expected to be arraigned on a murder charge in Dorchester District Court, according to a release from the Boston Police Department.

Police responded to the shooting near 95 Millet St. around 8:42 p.m. Tuesday, officials said.

“Officers observed an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds,” the release says. “The victim was transported to a local hospital by Boston EMS, where he was later pronounced deceased.”

Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu tweeted that the shooting marks Boston’s 14th homicide this year.


“The trauma ripples through the entire community,” she wrote.