Two People Shot on Fessenden Street in Mattapan

This afternoon at 4:01pm, officers from District 3 responded to a radio call for shots fired in the area of 8 Fessenden Street. While officers were in route to the call they were notified that a person was shot at that location. On arrival witnesses informed officers that there was a victim inside a dwelling on Fessenden Street. The officers entered the house and found a 26-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg. Boston EMS responded, treated the victim and transported him to the Boston Medical Center where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.While treating victim # 1, a woman approached officers and informed them that her son was inside an address on the Street and possibly shot. The officers entered the address and observed a 21-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to the shoulder. Boston EMS treated and transported this victim to the Boston Medical Center where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries. Both victim’s were shot outside on Fessenden Street and fled to two different locations. Police were provided with a description of four people armed with firearms driving in a newer white S.U.V. wanted for the shooting. Anyone with information about this double shooting is urged to contact the District 3 Detectives at 617-343-4700 or the Crime Stoppers tip line at 800-494-TIPS.