Around 12:00PM, officers from District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a call for a person shot opposite 2 Shafter Street in Dorchester.

On arrival, officers located a 39 year-old black male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds lying on the ground. The victim was rushed to the Boston Medical Center by Boston EMS suffering from life threatening injuries. The suspect was subsequently pronounced a short time after arriving at the hospital.

The facts and circumstances of this incident are currently under investigation by the Boston Police Homicide Unit. Anyone with information is strongly encouraged to contact the Boston Police Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470. Individuals wishing to provide information anonymously may do so by either calling the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).

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