Crime

A violent night in Boston with 3 shot, 2 fatally

Anyone with information about either of the two fatal shootings is asked to call Boston police homicide detectives at 617-343-4470.

Two people were killed and one person hurt in three separate shootings across Boston on Wednesday, according to police.

Boston police responded to a report of shots fired on Van Winkle Street in Dorchester shortly after 5 p.m. Upon arrival, officers were informed that the victim, an adult male, had made it to Carney Hospital, where he died from his injuries, police said.

At around 8:20 p.m., police responded to the area of Dale and Regent streets in Roxbury for a report of a ShotSpotter activation. One victim, an adult male, was found suffering from an apparent gunshot wound at the scene. Boston EMS soon pronounced the victim dead, police said.

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Police also responded to a shooting on West Selden Street in Mattapan around 8 p.m., a police spokesperson confirmed by phone. One person suffered nonlife-threatening injuries as a result of the incident.

Anyone with information about either of the two fatal shootings is asked to call Boston police homicide detectives at 617-343-4470.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or by texting the word “TIP” to CRIME (27463).

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