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Person shot on Dakota Street in Dorchester

A person was shot tonight on Dakota Street in Dorchester, police said.

Boston police Officer James Kenneally, a department spokesman, said the shooting at 141 Dakota St. occurred shortly after 8 p.m., and the victim went to Boston Medical Center.

The victim’s age and gender were not immediately available.

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The injuries did not appear to be life-threatening, Kenneally said.

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At the scene tonight, the residential street was sealed off with tape while police investigated.

Police and detectives were also investigating a couple of blocks away just off Geneva Avenue. Kenneally said there was a call for shots fired in the area of 393 Geneva Ave., but he could not say whether the incidents were related.

Police at both scenes declined to comment.

Travis Andersen can be reached at tandersen@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @TAGlobe.