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Boston Police Investigate Two Fatal Shootings In Dorchester

Boston police are investigating two shootings that occurred early Sunday in Dorchester.

Just before 2 a.m. Sunday morning, officers responded to a call about a shooting near 38 Erie Street in Dorchester. Police found a victim suffering from injuries;  he was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he died.

Ten minutes later, police responded to a call for shots fired near Sumner Street and Conrad Street in Dorchester.

Police found a weapon at the site and learned that the adult male victim had been transported to a local hospital, where he died.

Anyone with information about either of these shootings 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 BPHC.org/trauma.

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

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