Two men were shot in Mattapan early Sunday morning, with one of the victims dying as a result of his injuries, Boston police said.
Officers responded to a call around 4:24 a.m. in the area of Osceola Street and Hopewell Road, where they located the two victims suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, according to police.
One of the men was taken to an area hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. The other, believed to be in his late 20s, was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries and was later pronounced dead, police said. Neither man’s identity has been released.
The department’s homicide unit is investigating the shooting.