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Boston police report 2 dead after overnight shootings in Dorchester

Police said they are investigating the two shootings as separate homicides.

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Two men are dead after separate shootings took place overnight in Dorchester, according to Boston police. 

Authorities said the first shooting happened around 1:58 a.m. Sunday near 38 Erie Street. The victim was taken to an area hospital where he died from his injuries. 

Another man was fatally shot around 2:08 a.m. Sunday near Conrad and Sumner streets, where police said they found ballistic evidence. He was also transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

The victims have not yet been identified. 

While the shooting scenes are about a mile and a half apart, Boston police said they are currently investigating the incidents as two separate homicides. 

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No further information has been released and no arrests had been made as of Sunday afternoon.

This is a developing story. Check back to Boston.com for further details as they become available.

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