15-year-old killed, two others injured in Roxbury shooting, Boston Police say

Four people shot, one killed in two separate shootings in Boston

BOSTON — A 15-year-old boy was killed and two adult men were injured in a shooting Thursday night in Roxbury, Boston Police said in a statement.

Police found the teenager suffering from a gunshot wound after responding to a call around 10 p.m. for fireworks or possible shots fired in the area of 39 Mount Pleasant Avenue. He was transported to a local hospital where he died.

The boy’s name has not yet been released.

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Police said a short while later, two adult men showed up at local area hospitals with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

The teen’s death was one of three homicides in the city in just the past day.

If anyone has information, they are asked to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470. Those wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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