Man shot to death near Ashmont station

A person was shot and killed on Van Winkle Street in Dorchester on Wednesday afternoon.

According to Boston Police, the male victim was hit by gunfire just after 5 p.m. near Dorchester Avenue and the dead-end side street near Ashmont station.

"On arrival, officers were notified by operations that a victim of a shooting self applied to the Carney Hospital. While at the hospital the adult male victim succumbed to his injuries," police said in a statement.

No arrests have been reported.

Another murder happened later in the evening on Dale Street in Roxbury. And, also on Wednesday evening, a person was shot on West Selden Street in Mattapan, just steps away from a shooting scene that left a man dead on August 11.

Police ask for anyone with information on any of these incidents to call 617-343-4470.



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