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MILTON

Female shot in leg, brought to hospital

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A female was shot last night in or near a home on Blue Hill Avenue, police said. Charles Paris, Milton’s deputy police chief, said at the scene that the victim, whose age he did not know, was shot in the leg in the area of 143 Blue Hill Ave. at about 11 p.m. She was taken to a local hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening, Paris said. Police were interviewing a person with a firearm who had been seen fleeing. A portion of the street near the scene of the shooting was blocked off early this morning, and police were waiting to secure a search warrant for the home.

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