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Police K-9s Called to Crime Scene in Dorchester After Person Shot

Boston police said Sunday that the woman who was shot near Fermoy Heights Avenue and Shandon Road died from her injuries.

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A shooting in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood late Saturday night has drawn a large response from law enforcement.

At least two police K-9s were seen alongside numerous officers at a crime scene that had been partitioned off with yellow police tape near Fermoy Heights Avenue and Shandon Road. Several surrounding streets have been blocked off to accommodate the on-scene investigation.

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Boston police confirmed one person was shot but said they had no immediate update on the victim's condition. There was also no word on a possible suspect.

Sunday, police said the victim had died from her injuries. Her name was not released.

Video from the scene showed detectives going door-to-door, and walking around with flashlights. There were multiple evidence markers on the ground near a pergola, situated on a sidewalk next to a playground and basketball court.

An investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact homicide detectives at 617-343-4470.

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