Student Injured in Shooting Near Boston School

The victim's injuries are not believed to be life threatening

The latest shooting in Boston happened across the street from the John D. O'Bryant school and, like all shootings in the city, it has caught the mayor's attention.

"You don't want to see a shooting in the city of Boston outside of the school any day, any time," Mayor Marty Walsh said.

Boston police said a juvenile Boston public school student, who did not attend the O'Bryant school, was shot across the street from the school. The student has non-life-threatening injuries.

In 2015, every school from coast-to-coast does drills getting ready for a day like the one students, faculty and staff at the O'Bryant school had Monday.

The school did send out a notice to parents saying in part, "There was a shooting in the neighborhood and as a precaution our school was put into safe mode during which time students had to remain in their classrooms. At no time were any O'Bryant students or staff in danger."

In safe mode, the windows in the classrooms are covered and students are asked to move to the center of the building and to avoid all windows and doors.

This is still under investigation, but the mayor has an interesting question about the young man who was shot.

"Why isn't this young person in school," he asked. "And what is he doing outside of school?"

These are questions Boston Police will undoubtedly be asking the young man's parents.

Plenty of questions still remain, like who the student who was shot is and who shot him.

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