Man shot and killed, woman shot in Dorchester, police say

Man shot and killed, woman shot in Dorchester, police say
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BOSTON — Police are looking to the public for any information after two people were shot, one fatally, in the city’s Dorchester neighborhood late Wednesday night.

Boston Police responded to the area of 121 Adams St. after a radio call reporting a person shot there around 11:13 p.m. Wednesday.

When officers arrived, they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was sent to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

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Police then found a second victim, a woman, suffering from a non-life threatening injury.

Anyone with information is asked to call Boston Police Homicide Detectives at 617-343-4470.   

You can also provide tips to police anonymously by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 800-494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).


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