BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) – A man was fatally shot after exchanging gunfire with police on Willowwood Street in Dorchester early Sunday morning, police said.
According to the Boston Police Dept., officers responded to a call for shots fired in the area of 76 Willowwood St. at about 1:49 a.m. Officers had also responded to the same area earlier for shots fired at 1:24 a.m.
Witnesses on scene at a party told police a man had fired a gun and was shooting. Officers approached the suspect who was in a car, and during the confrontation, the suspect fired at officers.
Police reportedly fired back at the suspect. He was taken to Boston Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
He was 37 years old but his name was not made public.
Anyone with any information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Boston Police Dept. at 1(800) 494-TIPS.