17-Year-Old Shot on Boston Playground - NECN

17-Year-Old Shot on Boston Playground

Boston Police confirmed that the incident occurred at Ripley Playground at about 2:24 p.m.

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    Michael Rosenfield is live at the Ripley Playground, where a 17-year-old was shot in the jaw. 

    (Published Saturday, June 3, 2017)

    A 17-year-old Dorchester teenager was shot in Dorchester on Saturday afternoon.

    Boston Police confirmed that the incident occurred at Ripley Playground at about 2:24 p.m.

    The teen was playing basketball while his family set up for a birthday party. After being shot in the jaw, he was transported to a nearby hospital where he underwent surgery.

    The injuries he suffered are considered not life threatening. 


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