1 Dead in Boston Shooting - NECN

1 Dead in Boston Shooting

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Police are searching for the gunman in a deadly shooting in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood.

    (Published Thursday, April 13, 2017)

    A man in his early twenties was killed in a shooting in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood on Thursday afternoon.

    Boston police said the call came in at 4:15 p.m. for a shooting at 511 Gallivan Boulevard, the address of a local McDonald's restaurant. Upon arrival, officers found a male victim in his twenties suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was taken to Boston Medical Center with life-threatening injuries and was later pronounced dead.

    The shooting appears to have occurred in the McDonald's parking lot. Aerial footage shows police investigating a silver vehicle with its front passenger's side door open. 

    Crime scene tape is blocking a portion of the street, and markers have been placed at numerous locations around the vehicle by investigators.

    Boston police are urging anyone with information about the shooting to call homicide detectives at 617-343-4470. Those wanting to remain anonymous can call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or text the word "TIP" to CRIME (27463).