Man in his 20s fatally shot on Ames Street in Dorchester

A man believed to be in his late 20s was fatally shot in Dorchester on Wednesday night, police said.

Boston police said in a statement that the shooting occurred at about 9:45 p.m. near 70 Ames St. The man was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead, the statement said.

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Police did not identify the victim.

Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to call homicide detectives at 617-343-4470, or the department’s anonymous tip line at 800-494-TIPS.

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