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    2 Teens Shot in Dorchester as Violent Week in Boston Continues
    NBC10 Boston

    Two teenagers were shot Wednesday night in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood, authorities said. 

    Boston Police said a 17-year-old girl and an 18-year-old male victim were found shot on Michigan Avenue shortly before 10 p.m.

    The victims were taken to a hospital. They are in critical but stable condition.

    The incident was a latest in a spate of gun violence in Boston. Early Tuesday, three people were hospitalized after two shooting incidents in Dorchester and Mattapan, respectively. 

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    "Teenagers shot in the street... It's not acceptable," Boston Police Commissioner William Gross told reporters after Wednesday's shooting. 

    Authorities are searching for a suspect.

    No further information was immediately available.

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