17-Year-Old Charged With Murder of 19-Year-Old in Dorchester

An unnamed teenager was arrested Friday and charged with the shooting death of Tasjahnaya Dance in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood

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A 17-year-old was arrested Friday in the shooting death of a woman Monday in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood.

Police say 19-year-old Tasjahnaya Dance of Dorchester was shot and killed early Monday afternoon on the intersection of Bowdoin Avenue and Washington Street. She was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.



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Around 6:45 a.m. Friday, police say, a 17-year-old male from Dorchester was arrested and charged with murder. His identity was not released.

Additional charges against the alleged shooter include firing a gun within 500 feet of a building, carrying a gun without a license and unlawful possession of ammunition.

Anyone with information is asked to call 617-343-4470.

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