1 min readBy Published On: February 21st, 2020Categories: News0 Comments on Another fatal shooting in Dorchester on Thursday night.


Investigation Update: At about 11:11 PM on Thursday, February 20, 2020, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 89 Woodrow Avenue in Dorchester. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, suffering life-threatening injuries, was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.  The victim has since been identified as Marcos Blanco, 42-years-old, of Dorchester.

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 BPHC.org/trauma.

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