December 27, 2000
Black, Male, 29
Boston Police Deparment
Shot in the back of the neck by officer Kyle Wilcox on Dec. 27 in a Roxbury park. Boston Municipal Police officer fired at 29-year-old Ricky Bodden of Dorchester. The shooting occurred after Bodden allegedly ran when the officer tried to question him outside a Dorchester park. The force patrols city-owned buildings.
Witnesse made statements alleging Bodden never pulled a gun on Officer Wilcox, contradicting Officer Wilcox’s report.