A 9-year-old boy was shot and killed at his home in Mattapan Friday morning in what Boston police believe to be a “terrible tragedy.”
Boston police are blaming the shooting of 4-year-old boy on gang violence. Police Supt. Ed Davis said Tuesday a stray bullet struck the boy while he was at a playground in Dorchester.
A 4-year-old boy was shot in the back in Dorchester on Monday evening.