BOSTON — Two men were fatally shot Monday evening in separate incidents in Boston’s Dorchester and Mattapan neighborhoods, respectively, police said Tuesday.
At about 6:40 p.m. Monday, Boston Police responded to 57 Wheatland Ave. in Dorchester, where they found a 19-year-old male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, who has not yet been identified, was transported to Boston Medical Center and later pronounced deceased.
Then, just after 8:30 p.m. Monday, police responded to a separate incident, in the area of 57 Stanford St. in Mattapan. There, they discovered another 19-year-old man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, who has not yet been identified, was similarly transported to Boston Medical Center and later pronounced dead.
Anyone with information on either fatal shooting is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 617-343-4470. Individuals who want to provide anonymous information can contact the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or text the word “tip” to CRIME (27463).