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Multiple People Injured in Dorchester Shooting: Boston Police

There have been no arrests, police said

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Four men were shot Saturday evening in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood, police said.

The shooting happened shortly after 6 p.m. in the area of 34 Cameron Street, Officer Stephen McNulty confirmed.

The victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment with what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries. Police say they used tourniquets to save two of the victims. All are expected to survive.

Boston Police Deputy Superintendent Victor Evans says this kind of incident is "upsetting" to the people who live in the neighborhood.

A woman who has lived in the area for 16 years agrees. She says she is on the phone with police all the time and she is sick of it.

“Oh my God. I need to move my house. I just said, ‘I need to move my house,’” she recalled.

The woman tells NBC10 Boston the back-to-back gunshots sounded like continued July 4 celebrations.

“It sounded like firecrackers because around the Fourth of July usually there’s fireworks,” she said. “It went on for a while and then it kind of briefly stopped and then it started all over again and then it stopped.”

Tovar Street was shut down near Bowdoin Street as authorities investigated on scene. Multiple evidence markers were visible on the ground, and a police K-9 was brought in to check out the area.

Police haven't named any suspects, and there have been no arrests.

An investigation is active and ongoing.

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