Man Killed In Dorchester Shooting Saturday Afternoon

Boston police are investigating a fatal shooting in the city's Dorchester neighborhood Saturday afternoon.

Officers were called to respond to shots fired near 82 Wheatland Avenue at around 4 p.m. Saturday. A man found in a hallway at the scene was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The man's name has not been released. No arrests have been made. Police said this is the city's 18th homicide of the year.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact police or the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS.

Police also urge anyone affected by community violence to call the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team at 617-431-0125 or visit

With reporting from The Associated Press. 

Elie Levine Freelance Digital Producer
Elie Levine was a freelance digital producer for WBUR.



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