Dorchester teenager dies following daytime shooting, spurring investigation

Officers said they responded to gunshots fired around 11:56 a.m. Wednesday near 6 Cameron St.

Boston police are investigating a Wednesday morning shooting that sent one teenager to the hospital with multiple apparent gunshot wounds, where he later died, according to a police news release

Officers responded to the incident around 11:56 a.m. near 6 Cameron St. in Dorchester after getting a call about gunshots being fired.

As they searched the scene, police reportedly recovered a gun and arrested a 17-year-old boy who was carrying a firearm.    

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at 617-343-4470, or anonymously submit a tip by either calling 1-800-494-TIPS or texting the word ‘TIP’ and a message to 27463.


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