Police investigating homicide on Boston Street in Dorchester

A man was shot and killed early Sunday morning on Boston Street in Dorchester, Boston Police said.

About 12:42 a.m., officers responded to a call for shots fired near Boston and Howell streets, and found a man suffering from a gunshot wound, police said in a statement Sunday afternoon.

Rescue crews transported him to Boston Medical Center, where he later was pronounced dead, police said. Authorities did not identify the man Sunday afternoon.

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Homicide detectives are investigating and ask anyone with information to call 617-343-4470. To report a tip anonymously, call 1-800-494-8477 or text “TIP” to CRIME (27463).