A man was fatally shot in Boston late Friday, according to police.
Officers found the man with multiple gunshot wounds after responding to a “Shot Spotter” alert and a radio call about a person shot at Franklin Hill Avenue and Shandon Road in Dorchester shortly before 11:20 p.m., according to a statement from the Boston Police Department.
The man was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly before midnight, the statement said.
The department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston police homicide detectives at (617) 343-4470. Community members who wish to assist the investigation anonymously can do so by calling the “Crime Stoppers” tip line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word “TIP” to CRIME (27463).
“The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner,” the department noted.