BOSTON

1 Killed, 1 Injured in Separate Dorchester Shootings

The Boston Police Department responded to shootings on Bowdoin Street and Blue Hill Avenue in Dorchester Monday

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One person is dead and another is hurt after separate shootings Monday in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood.

Police responded to a call just after 8 p.m. on the 900 block of Blue Hill Avenue, where a man had been shot.

The man was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The Boston Police Department is investigating the homicide and asking anyone with information to call 617-343-4470 or leave an anonymous tip at 1-800-494-TIPS.

About four hours before that incident, police responded to another shooting on the 300 block of Bowdoin Street. An adult male suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.

Witnesses said there were passengers in the car with the victim at the time of the shooting, but authorities haven't yet confirmed that information.

Police had not arrested anyone in that shooting as of Monday afternoon.

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