There was a serious incident on Sunday night around 7pm involving an attempted armed robbery with a gun being fired. An older couple was walking with a dog near the underpass between Fulton and Commercial Streets across from the Golden Goose. A man approached and asked for their wallets. They ran and the man shot a gun at the ground hitting the female victim’s shoe. The full police report is shown below with a description of the suspect.
Boston Police: A-1 Downtown
Attempted Armed Robbery – Shot Fired
On Sunday, December 13th, at 7pm, an older couple was walking along
Fulton Street towards the underpass to 170 Commercial Street when a
male suspect (described as possibly Hispanic or Middle Eastern, 5’7″,
slim build, skinny face, between 15yrs. & 20 yrs. of age, wearing a
red hooded sweatshirt – hood pulled over upper section of the face)
pulled out a large black colored handgun and demanded the wallet from
the male victim.
As the couple proceeded away from the suspect, the
suspect fired a round into the ground. A bullet fragment struck the
female victim in the shoe. The female victim suffered a superficial
wound. The suspect fled on foot in an unknown direction. Boston Police
units responded and canvassed the area.
Anyone with information regarding this incident, please contact the Boston Police District A-1 Detectives at #617-343-4571 & #617-343-4248.