Man dies after shooting in Dorchester: Boston Police

A man died after he was shot Wednesday night in Dorchester, the latest shooting fatality amid an uptick in violence in Boston.

Police officers responded at about 11:13 p.m. to a radio call for a person shot in the area of 121 Adams St.

Upon arrival, officers located a man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, according to Boston Police.

A second victim was located, a woman suffering from a non-life threatening injury, police said.

This latest fatal shooting comes amid a violent summer in the city.

Last weekend, two men were killed in separate shootings in Dorchester. Last week, there was a double shooting in broad daylight in Dorchester. A few days before that, a shooting claimed the lives of two teenagers in Dorchester.

The Boston Police Department is investigating Wednesday’s fatal shooting, and is asking anyone with information to contact Boston Police homicide detectives at 617-343-4470.

Community members who want to remain anonymous can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 800-494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).

To those who find themselves in need of emotional support or need to talk to someone about distressing events in the community, the Boston Neighborhood Trauma Team provides free, private support at 617-431-0125 or by visiting

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