Person shot on Dakota Street in Dorchester

A person was shot tonight on Dakota Street in Dorchester, police said.

Boston police Officer James Kenneally, a department spokesman, said the shooting at 141 Dakota St. occurred shortly after 8 p.m., and the victim went to Boston Medical Center.

The victim’s age and gender were not immediately available.

The injuries did not appear to be life-threatening, Kenneally said.

At the scene tonight, the residential street was sealed off with tape while police investigated.

Police and detectives were also investigating a couple of blocks away just off Geneva Avenue. Kenneally said there was a call for shots fired in the area of 393 Geneva Ave., but he could not say whether the incidents were related.

Police at both scenes declined to comment.


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