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Two teenagers killed after shooting in Mattapan late Sunday afternoon; man shot in Roxbury Sunday night

Two teenagers were killed Sunday in Mattapan after a shooting inside an apartment on Wildwood Street, and one man is in critical condition after being shot in Roxbury Sunday night, according to Boston police.

Officers responded to the reported shooting at 46 Wildwood St. at 4:42 p.m., where they found the two victims, ages 16 and 17, alive and suffering from gunshot wounds.

Both juvenile males were taken to area hospitals, where they later died, according to a police statement. No arrests have been made.

Police responded to another reported shooting on Maple Street in Roxbury at approximately 11:20 p.m. where they found an 18-year-old victim suffering apparent gunshot wounds, Boston Police Superintendent-in-Chief Gregory Long told reporters early Monday at a press conference. The man was transported to a local hospital where he is in critical condition, according to Long.

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“Sunday was a violent day in Boston,” Long said in reference to the fatal shooting in Mattapan early Sunday afternoon. “Now we have another senseless act of violence.”

Police said an investigation is ongoing. No further information was immediately available.

The police are asking anyone with information related to the shooting to contact Boston police homicide detectives at 617-343-4470. Those who wish to assist the investigation anonymously can call the CrimeStoppers tip line at 1-800-494-TIPS or text the word “Tip” to 27463.

This breaking news story will be updated if more information becomes available.


Nick Stoico can be reached at nick.stoico@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @NickStoico. Brittany Bowker can be reached at brittany.bowker@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @brittbowker.