1 dead in Roxbury shooting

Boston police are investigating a Thursday evening shooting that left one man dead.

Police responded to Brookledge Street in Roxbury at about 5:45 p.m. for a report of a person shot. On arrival, officers found a male, believed to be in his 20s, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound, according to police.

The victim was taken to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead, police said.

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