On Jul 4, 2022 the shootings occurred in Mattapan, Dorchester, Roxbury, Hyde Park and the South End.On The violence started just before 10:45 p.m. The shootings occurred in Mattapan, Dorchester, Roxbury, Hyde Park and the South End. The violence started just before 10:45 p.m. Lastly, officers responded to a report of gunshots in the area of 195 Garfield Ave. at approximately 4:57 a.m. Come down to more about Shooting at Boston victims and suspect:
When and where shooting started?
The shootings took place in Mattapan, Dorchester, Roxbury, Hyde Park, and the South End of Boston. During a horrific night in Boston, 11 people were shot in a six hours. Boston Police responded to seven shooting incidents in total. The first shooting was reported around 10:45 p.m. on Sunday night on Woodbole Ave. A minor sustained non-life threatening injuries. A guy was shot on Greenville Street less than 20 minutes later. He was sent to a nearby hospital in serious but stable condition.
While officers were on the site, they noticed a car leave the area. The driver had been shot. Police discovered a gun in the car, and the man will be held in police custody until firearms charges are filed.
Three guys were shot in the area of Washington and Bailey Streets about 12:15 a.m. on Monday. All three were taken to the hospital, while a fourth man was sent to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
An hour later, a guy sustained non-life threatening injuries in a shooting on Monsignor Reynolds Way.
A man was shot on Elizabeth Street around 2:20 a.m. and suffered life-threatening injuries. In critical condition, he was transported to the hospital.
Boston Medical Center reported a person strolling into the hospital with non-life threatening injuries minutes later.
The last event of the night occurred shortly before 5 a.m. Officers from the Boston Police Department discovered many spent shot casings and pyrotechnics on Garfield Avenue. A woman grazed by a gunshot that had entered her home was also discovered. The woman was treated at the scene and did not need to be taken to the hospital.
Who are the victims of the shooting in Boston?
A series of overnight shootings in multiple Boston neighborhoods injured at least ten people, with police responding until the early morning hours Monday.
“How can it be that you can be asleep in your own bed in your own home and you can get shot?”
A #HydeParkgrandmother grazed by a bullet while sleeping, with two young grandchildren sleeping inches away from her. The story on @boston25 at 6. pic.twitter.com/KrRLdtmdpd— Christine McCarthy (@ChristineMNews) July 4, 2022
Officer Andre Watson said that from Sunday night to Monday morning, police were summoned to roughly six reported instances ranging from Dorchester to the South End to Hyde Park. He stated that the Fourth of July weekend has usually witnessed an increase in violence. According to Watson, one individual was in critical condition on Monday morning, while another was in serious but stable condition. The bulk of the victims suffered non-fatal injuries.
Who is the suspect in the mass shooting in Boston?
On The fighting began shortly before 10:45 p.m. The gunshots took place in Mattapan, Dorchester, Roxbury, Hyde Park, and the South End of Boston. The fighting began shortly before 10:45 p.m. Finally, at 4:57 a.m., officers responded to a complaint of gunfire in the vicinity of 195 Garfield Ave. Several of the people with gunshot wounds were said to have been involved in an early morning altercation near the intersection of Bailey Street and Dorchester Avenue.
There have been no arrests in connection with the Dorchester shooting, and the event is still being investigated.
“Investigations are underway and my heart goes out to the family members and all those who are impacted by unnecessary and unacceptable violence in our city,” Boston Mayor Michelle Wu said when she was asked about the violence on Monday morning. “We are working every day to make sure that Boston is a city where everyone is supported, connected to opportunity, and ensure accountability for what happened.”
Suffolk County District Attorney Kevin Hayden said in a statement that guns are “too easy to acquire in other states and too many of those guns are coming into Boston and ending up in the hands of people too willing to use them.”
“The recent Supreme Court decision could make this flow of guns even worse,” Hayden said. “I know I will stand with all law enforcement partners in working to reduce gun violence, but the effort has to include all of us, not just the police and prosecutors.”