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Man Is Fatally Shot In Boston's Dorchester

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Boston Police say a man was fatally shot early Monday in the city's Dorchester neighborhood.

Before 2 a.m. Monday, police located a male victim in his 20s behind 36 Whitman St., suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The man, who has not yet been identified, was transported to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased.

There's no word on possible suspects. It's the city's 47th homicide of the year.

Boston Police are encouraging anyone with information on the shooting 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).

This program aired on October 22, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.

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