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. 


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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