Investigation Still Open for Killing of Thaddeus Clark

Police are continuing to investigate the fatal shooting that left one man dead and another man in critical condition in Dorchester last March.

Thaddeus Clark, 18, and another unidentified male were shot inside a grey Toyota Corolla on Columbia Road at Hancock Street, according to a police report. Clark was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other male victim was treated and transported to Boston Medical Center, the Boston Globe reported. The surviving victim was interviewed by homicide detectives, but at this point no charges have been sought, according to Jake Wark, a spokesman for Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley.

Clark’s mother Anita, was found fatally stabbed in her Stoughton home two months after the shooting. Anita’s ex-husband Willie Foster Jr. is accused of the murder, the Boston Globe reported. There has been no indication so far that Thaddeus’ homicide was connected to his mothers’, according to Wark.

Released from the Boston Police Department on March 9, 2013:

At about 6:34 PM, Saturday March 9, 2013, officers from district C-11(Dorchester) and district B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a person shot in the area of Columbia Road between Washington Street and Hancock Street, Dorchester.
Officers were advised the victim was operating a grey Toyota Corolla. On arrival, officers and EMS found the motor vehicle on Columbia Road at Hancock Street. Officers found two male victims in the motor vehicle both suffering apparent gunshot wounds. One of the victims was pronounced deceased on the scene. The other male victim was transported to Boston Medical Center for further treatment.
The Boston Police Homicide Unit continues to actively investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Homicide Unit at (617) 343.4470.
Community members wanting to help this investigation anonymously can either call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.

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