Two people were shot, one fatally, in a possible home invasion in Roslindale Monday night.
Police responded to 41 Stellman Road around 7:30 p.m., where they found two men shot. One was pronounced dead at the scene, and the other was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, said Boston police spokesman Joe Zanoli.
‘‘We’re investigating the possibility that it was an attempted armed home invasion, and as a result of the home invasion, two people were shot,’’ Zanoli said.
But Monday night, police were not sure of the identities of the shooting victims. Police are investigating the possibility that one of the victims was actually one of the suspects and that he was shot by an accomplice.
‘‘We’re also looking into the possibility that additional parties were involved and fled prior to our arrival,’’ Zanoli said.
Police are awaiting a search warrant for the home to determine who lived there.
The victims’ names were not released pending identification and family notification.
Officers found a firearm behind the building and they were combing the area for possible suspects and witnesses, Zanoli said.
Sister Nancy Braceland lives across the street from the three-decker where the shooting happened. The neighborhood had been quiet recently, she said, adding that the last shooting she remembers on the street was March 2009.
Braceland, a Catholic nun who has lived on Stellman Road for a decade, said neighbors regularly meet to talk about violence in the area.
‘‘You get involved when something like this happens,’’ she said. ‘‘Everybody hurts; it’s tough.’’
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