BOSTON (CBS) – A man was killed in Dorchester, just hours after the start of the new year.
Boston Police say he was shot just after 3 a.m. on Johnston Road.READ MORE: Distraction Brewing Company, Local Artists Team Up To Support Charity
A witness told WBZ-TV the man was attending a New Year’s party and stepped outside. When he came back in, he had been shot. He was rushed to a hospital where he died.
His name has not been made public. There have been no arrests.READ MORE: Nor'easter To Bring Up To 2 Feet Of Snow And Possibly Blizzard Conditions Saturday
No other information is available at this point in the investigation.
Celeste Goncalves says the victim came into her apartment after he was shot. She said she worries about the violent incident in her neighborhood.
“It could effect one of my kids. I have two girls. I don’t want nothing like this to happen to nobody’s kids. Because I’m a mother and it hurts,” she said.MORE NEWS: 'Long Overdue': Peabody, Sudbury Plow Drivers Preparing For Saturday's Nor'easter
This was the first murder in Boston for 2019. There were a total of 56 in 2018, down one from 2017.