ROXBURY, MA – Two people were stabbed and a third was assaulted in Roxbury on Wednesday evening, November 8, 2023, leaving at least one juvenile with life-threatening injuries and another with serious injuries.
At around 5:56 PM, Boston Police responded to a 911 call for the area of Trotter Circle near Tremont St, Mass Ave, and Lenox St. Upon arrival, officers and Boston Firefighters found a 16-year-old victim who was suffering from multiple stab wounds to the chest and was in critical condition. Boston EMS transported the victim to a nearby hospital. The injuries to this victim were considered to be life-threatening, calling for Full Notifications with Homicide and Crime Scene Response to respond.
Meanwhile, a second juvenile was found not far from the first victim who was also suffering from stab wounds. His injuries were considered serious, but non-life-threatening. He was also transported by Boston EMS to a nearby hospital for treatment.
A third juvenile victim was ultimately located nearby. This victim was suffering from injuries consistent with an assault, but had not been stabbed. It is unknown at this time if the victim was transported by Boston EMS.
A large-scale crime scene was set up from Tremont Street from Massachusetts Avenue to Lenox Street and Trotter Circle during the investigation. At this time, the conditions of all 3 victims have not been updated from the initial information. No arrests have been made in connection to the stabbing so far.