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1 Killed in Early Morning Triple Shooting in Roxbury

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    1 Dead in Roxbury Shooting

    One man is dead, according to police, after a triple-shooting in Roxbury Saturday morning.

    (Published Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019)

    One man is dead after a triple shooting in Roxbury, according to a Boston police statement.

    Police were called to the area of 81 Westminster Avenue in Roxbury Saturday morning around 3:45 a.m. after a shooting, officials said.

    When police arrived, two men were suffering from gunshot wounds. Emergency medical services were called to the scene. Both victims were brought to a local hospital, according to a release from Boston police. One man suffered non-life threatening injuries while the other was pronounced dead.

    Not long after, police found a woman who had been shot in the area of 146 Ruthven Street

    Police were still on the scene as of 5:30 a.m.

    "The preliminary investigation indicates that this third victim sustained her injuries at the scene on Westminister Avenue,"  the statement said.

    Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.

    Community members wishing to assist this search anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 800-494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).

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