3rd Victim Now Dead In Boston Shooting
8/14 Update: Police have identified the three fatal shooting victims: Kristen Lartey, 22, of Hyde Park; Sharrice Perkins, 22, of Dorchester; and Genevieve Philip, 22, of Milton.
Update at 2:45 p.m.: A third female victim has died as a result of injuries sustained during Sunday night’s shooting in Dorchester.
Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis says investigators have several clues, but have made no arrests so far in the shooting on Harlem Street.
“This is a horrendous incident, especially where four females have been victimized,” Davis said during a news conference Monday. “And we are doing every thing we can in the power of the Boston Police Department to find the individuals that are responsible in this case.”
Update at 2 p.m.: Boston Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a vehicle seen in the area at the time of the Harlem Street shooting. The vehicle is described as a white SUV with a black top and halogen lights.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470. Individuals who want to provide anonymous information can contact the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or text the word “tip” to CRIME (27463).
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino is meeting with Police Commissioner Ed Davis and leaders of human services agencies to discuss a rash of gun violence over the weekend that left three people dead and seven injured.
Police say four women were shot Sunday night while sitting in a parked car on Harlem Street in the city’s Dorchester neighborhood. Two died at the scene, a third was hospitalized in serious condition, and a fourth suffered a leg wound.
Earlier Sunday, a shooting in Roslindale left a man in his 30s dead and three other men injured.
Two more people were shot Sunday night in Dorchester and suffered injuries not considered life-threatening.
Names were not released.
Menino and Davis are expected to release more information on the shootings after the meeting Monday.
With reporting by the WBUR Newsroom and The Associated Press