Police, SWAT Team Search For Suspect In Dorchester Shooting

A shooting in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood ended in an apparent standoff after authorities searched for a suspect.

A man in his 20s was shot around 5 p.m. Thursday and taken to Boston Medical Center. He is expected to survive. Police were told that a suspect "may have run" into a house on the street.

The Boston Globe reports SWAT team members left the house and cleared the area that night after police surrounded the home.

Boston Police Superintendent Bernie O'Rourke says that police led a number of witnesses from the house, but a suspect was not found inside. No arrests have been made.

O'Rourke says it's too early to say if the suspect and victim knew each other.

This article was originally published on August 14, 2015.


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