BOSTON

Man Killed in Dorchester Shooting

The shooting happened in the area of 82 Wheatland Ave. in Dorchester

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A man who was shot Saturday afternoon in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood has died from his injuries, police say.

Officers responded to a call just after 4 p.m. for a reported shooting in the area of 82 Wheatland Ave.

The victim, who has not been identified, was taken with life-threatening injuries to a local hospital where he later died, Boston police said Saturday night.

There was no immediate word on a suspect.

This is an active and ongoing investigation.

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