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1 Dead, 1 Injured in Double Shooting in Dorchester

Police are searching for the shooter

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    Boston Police are searching for the person who fatally shot one person and injured another Saturday afternoon the city's Dorchester neighborhood. (Published Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016)

    Boston Police are searching for the person who fatally shot one person and injured another Saturday afternoon the city's Dorchester neighborhood.

    Police said the shooting happened at about 4:51 p.m. at the Franklin Park Apartments on Ames Street.

    A law enforcement source tells necn that one of the victims died shortly after the shooting. The other victim was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

    Neighbors told necn that the victim who was fatally shot was a man in his late 20s. He was a father to twin sons.

    2 Shot in Boston's Dorchester Neighborhood

    [NECN] 2 Shot in Boston's Dorchester Neighborhood
    Boston Police said two people were shot Saturday afternoon in the city's Dorchester neighborhood. (Published Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016)

    A 13-year-old neighbor named Angie said she heard at least four gunshots outside her home.

    "I ran down the stairs and one of my sisters (who) was right there and I was telling her 'Get away!' My grandmother was yelling at her 'Get away, get away!' and told her to duck down just to make sure nothing happened to her," she recalled.

    Other neighbors said the area is known for crime.

    "In summer, I can't... my daughter can't play outside so much because the place outside is not so good," said Phyllis Mena.

    Police said the investigation remains ongoing and at this time, no arrests have been made.

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