19-Year-Old Shot, Seriously Hurt in South Boston

The Boston man is expected to recover, state police said

A 19-year-old was seriously injured late Friday night when he was shot in South Boston, police said.

Boston police officers responded to William Day Boulevard in Southie just before 11 p.m. where they found a victim with gunshot wounds. The man, whose name has not been released, was struck in the lower body, Massachusetts State Police said.

He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he remained Saturday. He is expected to recover.

According to police, a group of teenagers in several vehicles were at the Pleasure Island parking bay Friday night. More vehicles showed up to the parking lot around 10:40 p.m., at which point several shots were fired in the victim's direction.

It wasn't immediately clear if the victim was in either group of vehicles.

There was no word on any suspect. State police are investigating.

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