• Double shooting in Dorchester leaves one dead


    BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) -- A man died Saturday night in Dorchester after he and another man had been shot.

    Boston police officers responded just after 10:50 p.m. when the shot spotter system was activated around 8 Whitman St. in Dorchester. 

    When police arrived, an officer saw two men on the ground suffering from gunshot wounds. Both were taken to Boston Medical Center, and one man was later pronounced dead at the hospital, according to police.

    Neither victim's name has been released. The Boston Police Homicide Unit is investigating the shooting, and asked anyone with information to call the unit at 617-343-4470. Anonymous tipsters can call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 800-494-TIPS.

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