At least 10 people shot in multiple incidents overnight in Boston

Police responded overnight to seven shootings in Boston that left at least 10 people injured. Officials say the shootings took place in Mattapan, Dorchester, Roxbury, Hyde Park and the South End. relatives and all those affected by unnecessary and unacceptable violence in our city,” Boston Mayor Michelle Wu said when asked about the violence Monday morning. “We work every day to make sure Boston is a city where everyone is supported, connected to opportunity, and where they can take responsibility for what happened.” The violence started just before 10:45 p.m. on Sunday with a shooting on Woodbole Avenue in Mattapan. Boston EMS confirms that one person has been transported from that location to an area hospital. Police said the victim was a young man. While responding to that scene, officers saw a vehicle exiting the area. After initially failing to stop, the vehicle stopped at St. James Street, where officers found the driver, an adult male, also had a gunshot wound. A firearm was found in the vehicle, police said. At 12:15 p.m., adult male victims were found shot and killed near Washington Street and Bailey Street. Another victim of the shooting made his own way to the hospital, police said. A total of three people were injured in this shooting, but none of the injuries were considered life-threatening. Officers were then sent to 37 Monsignor Reynolds Way in response to a report of a shooting at 1:16 a.m. where officers found an injured adult man. The injuries were considered non-life-threatening. The sound of gunfire brought officers to the Elizabeth St. 17 area at approximately 2:19 p.m., where officers found an adult man with a life-threatening gunshot wound. Minutes later, at 2:23 a.m., police said a shooting victim entered Boston Medical Center for treatment for non-life-threatening injuries. Finally, officers responded to a report of gunfire in the area of ​​195 Garfield Ave. at about 4:57 a.m. They found used casings and used illegal fireworks. The officers also found an adult woman who was hit by a bullet that entered her home . She was treated at the scene and refused transport to the hospital. “Weapons are too easy to get in other states and too many of those guns are entering Boston and ending up in the hands of people who are too willing to use them,” said Suffolk District Attorney Kevin Hayden. “The recent Supreme Court decision could make this illegal flow of weapons even worse. I know I support all law enforcement partners in reducing gun violence, but the effort must include all of us, not just police and prosecutors.” According to data released last week by the Boston Police Department, shootings in the city have fallen so far this year compared to 2021. The total number of shooting victims from January 1 through June 26 was 87 in 2021 and is 67 so far in 2022.

Police responded overnight to seven shootings in Boston that left at least 10 people injured.

Officials say the shootings took place in Mattapan, Dorchester, Roxbury, Hyde Park and the South End.

“Investigations are ongoing and my heart goes out to the family members and everyone affected by unnecessary and unacceptable violence in our city,” Boston Mayor Michelle Wu said when asked about the violence Monday morning. “We work every day to make sure Boston is a city where everyone is supported, connected to opportunity, and takes responsibility for what happened.”

The violence started just before 10:45 p.m. on Sunday with a shooting on Woodbole Avenue in Mattapan. Boston EMS confirms that one person has been transported from that location to an area hospital. Police say the victim was a young man.

While responding to the scene, officers saw a vehicle exiting the area. After initially failing to stop, the vehicle stopped at St. James Street, where officers found the driver, an adult male, also had a gunshot wound.

A firearm was found in the vehicle, police said.

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Shooting Research on St. James St. in Boston

At 12:15 p.m., adult male victims were found shot and dead near Washington Street and Bailey Street. Another victim of the shooting made his own way to the hospital, police said. A total of three people were injured in this shooting, but none of the injuries were considered life-threatening.

Officers were then sent to 37 Monsignor Reynolds Way in response to a report of a shooting at 1:16 a.m. where officers found an injured adult man. The injuries were considered non-life-threatening.

The sound of gunfire brought officers to the Elizabeth St. 17 area at approximately 2:19 p.m., where officers found an adult man with a life-threatening gunshot wound.

Minutes later, at 2:23 a.m., police said a shooting victim entered Boston Medical Center for treatment for non-life-threatening injuries.

Elizabeth st.  boston shooting scene

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Elizabeth St. Boston Shooting Scene

Finally, officers responded to a report of gunfire in the area of ​​195 Garfield Ave at approximately 4:57 am. They found used casings and illegal fireworks.

Officers also found an adult woman grazed by a bullet that entered her home. She was treated at the scene and refused transport to the hospital.

“Weapons are too easy to get in other states and too many of those guns are entering Boston and ending up in the hands of people who are too willing to use them,” said Suffolk District Attorney Kevin Hayden. “The recent Supreme Court decision could make this illegal flow of weapons even worse. I know I support all law enforcement partners in reducing gun violence, but the effort must include all of us, not just police and prosecutors.”

According to data released last week by the Boston Police Department, the number of shootings in the city has fallen so far this year compared to 2021. The total number of shooting victims from January 1 to June 26 was 87 in 2021 and is 67 so far in 2022.

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