JACKSON SQ.–Police officers found a male victim with a gunshot wound to his leg in the Bromley-Heath public housing development on Sept. 14. The victim reportedly was shot elsewhere at a place known as “The Stadium,” possibly meaning White Stadium in Franklin Park.
At about 1 a.m. on Sept. 14, police officers responded to a call for a person shot at 944 Parker St. in Bromley-Heath, according to a Boston Police Department (BPD) report obtained by the Gazette. The officers found a crowd of people. According to the police report, “Officers had to ask if anyone was shot. At first someone said, ‘No, we are all set.'” But then one of the people said his brother had been shot.
The victim, whose identity and age were not provided, had a cloth wrapped around his upper thigh. He was uncooperative and “appeared to be under the influence of something,” according to the police report. Officers eventually convinced the victim to uncover his leg and show a bullet wound. The victim was handcuffed to a gurney and transported to a hospital.
According to the police report, “The victim’s brother…stated that his brother was shot at ‘The Stadium.'” There was no further information about what that means, but the only site in the area commonly known by that name is White Stadium in Franklin Park. The stadium is under a mile away from Jackson Square down Columbus Avenue.