A man was shot in Dorchester this afternoon near the Wilson Middle School schoolyard, police said.
Police are hunting for two suspects seen running from the 3:30 p.m. shooting scene on Croftland Avenue.
The victim was shot in the chest and rushed to Boston Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.
Police closed off a section of Mercier Avenue and were canvassing the area, interviewing witnesses.
No further information was immediately available.