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Police Investigate Double Shooting at Mattapan Square Station



    Police Investigation Near Mattapan T Stop

    Investigators in Boston's Mattapan neighborhood scoured the Mattapan Station's parking lot overnight following an incident. (Published Monday, Aug. 19, 2019)

    Police in Boston are investigating a double shooting reported overnight at an MBTA stop in Mattapan.

    Authorities arrived at Mattapan Square Station shortly after 2 a.m. after they received a report of shots fired in the area, according to transit police. There, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

    Later, officers were notified that a second man had arrived at a local hospital with a gunshot wound.

    Both victims, a 23-year-old man and 35-year-old man, suffered non-life threatening injuries. 

    Details on what led up to the shooting were not immediately clear.

    Anyone with information is urged to contact the Criminal Investigations Unit at 617-222-1050. Anonymous tips can be made by texting 873873.

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