Fatal Shooting, Man Stabbed in Boston

One person died and another was hospitalized with a stab wound

Police in Boston are investigating a fatal shooting in Mattapan reported early Sunday morning.

Officers found a man suffering from a fatal gunshot wound outside of 227 RIver St. He was later declared dead at the scene. Police have not yet released his name.

Another man was found suffering from a non-life threatening knife wound and was transported to Carney Hospital.

Both victims appeared to be in their 20s, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470. You can also leave an anonymous tip by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463)

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