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Man shot in Dorchester early Sunday


BOSTON ( -- A man who was shot in Dorchester early Sunday sustained a "life-threatening" injury, according to Boston police.

The shooting happened at around 1 a.m. Sunday morning in the area of Boston and Howell streets in Dorchester.

A man was taken to Boston Medical Center with a life-threatening injury, but his condition was unknown. The name of the victim was not released, and no information about any potential suspect was available.