Victim being loaded into Boston EMS ambulance. Photo by Live Boston.
Live Boston reports a man was shot in the area of 50-60 Bickford St. in the Mildred Hailey Apartments shortly after 2:30 a.m. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of his injuries, but he is currently in stable, if still critical, condition.
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Live Boston reports Boston Police responded to a report of multiple gunshots at the Tobin School on Smith Street around 8:15 p.m. They found a gun and several spent shells and took several people into custody.
Live Boston reports that around 9:30 p.m., a man showed up at the Boston Medical Center emergency room with a gunshot wound he told police happened in the area of Warren and Zeigler streets in Nubian Square.
Live Boston reports that a man was shot in the head and several times in the back on Frazer Street, near Reddy Avenue in Hyde Park around 2:20 a.m. Between 15 and 20 shots may have been fired. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.
The shooting came several hours after a man was shot to death about 1 1/2 miles away on Delhi Street in Mattapan.