One man dead after double shooting Saturday night in Dorchester

One of two men shot Saturday night on Whitman Street in Dorchester died at Boston Medical Center, Boston police said Sunday. Officers responded to a call for the shooting at about 10:52 p.m., police said, and they quickly searched the neighborhood. Both victims were taken to the hospital. Police did not say when the man died or release any additional details. One resident told an investigator at the scene Saturday night that she heard several shots in rapid succession. “I was inside the house, and I heard seven to eight gunshots,” she said. “It was just like back to back to back to back.” Police ask anyone with information to call 617-343-4470. Those who prefer to send an anonymous tip can call 1-800-494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).

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