One person killed, another injured in Roxbury shooting


BOSTON ( -- One person has died following an early morning double shooting in Boston Saturday.

Boston police say they responded to the area near 131 Harold Street in Roxbury just after 1:30 a.m. on reports of a person shot. Once on scene, they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to Brigham and Women's Hospital where they were later pronounced deceased.

While at the scene, investigators were alerted to a second shooting victim on Holworthy Street. The victim was transported from the scene with what are described as non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information regarding the shootings is asked to call detectives at (617) 343-4470. Tips can be made anonymously to the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word 'TIP' to CRIME (27463).