Victim of morning shooting in Dorchester identified

The person who was fatally shot in Dorchester around 11:30 a.m. on July 7 has been identified.

Two people were shot near 68 Hancock St. A woman in her 50s was shot in the leg and treated at the hospital for her injuries. Brandon Smith, 28, of Dorchester, was shot multiple times and pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting.

Brandon Smith

Brandon Smith

According to the Boston Globe:

A witness said Smith had been riding his bicycle, when the shooter approached him and said, “I’ma go to prison because of you.”

“I swear to God I didn’t do it,” the witness recalled Smith saying, before he was shot and fell from his bike.

No one has been arrested yet in connection with the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call Boston Police homicide detectives at 617-343-4470, or call the anonymous CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS. Anonymous texts can also be made by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).

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