Two men arrested in Dorchester shooting


Officers arrested two men in connection with a shooting in Dorchester early Saturday morning, the Boston Police Department said. Erickson Deaveiga, 18, of Boston, was charged with armed assault with intent to murder, unlicensed possession of a firearm and ammunition, and trespassing. Dayshawn Harris, 18, of Randolph, was charged with armed assault with intent to murder, resisting arrest, and trespassing, police said. Around 4:45 a.m., police were investigating a shooting on Burrell Street in which a car with three occupants was shot. None of the occupants was hurt. While speaking to witnesses, officers allegedly heard gunfire nearby and saw Deaveiga and Harris running from the scene. After a short foot chase, the two were arrested.

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