Shooting On Boston's River Street Leaves 1 Dead

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BOSTON — A 20-year-old man shot last night by the Hyde Park/Mattapan neighborhood line has died, Boston Police say.

Just before 9 p.m. last night, police responded to a report of a person shot outside 871 River St., where they found a male victim suffering from multiple apparent gunshot wounds.

The victim, who has not been identified, was later pronounced dead at Boston Medical Center.

Later last night, there was another fatal shooting in Boston, in the city's Allston neighborhood. There have been four apparent slayings in four days in Boston, and now 12 on the year.

This program aired on April 19, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.

Benjamin Swasey Digital Manager
Ben is WBUR's digital news manager.



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