Dorchester Teen Charged With Another Teen's Murder

An 18-year-old is charged with the murder of another teenager in Dorchester on Wednesday afternoon, according to Boston police.

Police said in a statement that the victim was found with multiple gunshot wounds in the area of Topliff and Speedwell streets at 3:37 p.m. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said she was in her late teens. No other identifying information has been released.

Anthony Kelley, 18, of Dorchester, was arrested later Wednesday and charged with the victim's murder, as well as additional firearm charges, police said.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact police or the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS.

Police also urge anyone impacted by community violence to call the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team at 617-431-0125 or visit

Headshot of Laney Ruckstuhl

Laney Ruckstuhl Field Producer
Laney Ruckstuhl is the field producer for Morning Edition. She was formerly a digital producer.



More from WBUR

Listen Live