Boston police respond to report of person shot in W. Roxbury; victim’s injuries not life-threatening

Boston police responded to a report of person shot on Veterans of Foreign Wars Parkway near the West Roxbury-Dedham line late this afternoon, police said.

A victim was transported to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening, said Officer David Estrada, a police spokesman.

Police responded to reports of a person shot at 1460 VFW Parkway, Estrada said.

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A crime scene has been established in Dedham, a short distance down the road from the VFW Parkway location.

A Dedham police dispatcher had no comment. State Police did not immediately return a message seeking comment.

No further details were immediately available.