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Woman dies, man seriously injured in Saturday night shooting in Dorchester

A woman died and a man was left with life-threatening injuries when both were shot Saturday night in Dorchester, according to Boston police.

Boston police responded to 240 Westview St. around 9 p.m. Saturday in response to a ShotSpotter activation, police said in a statement.

When officers arrived at the scene they found both victims suffering from life-threatening gunshot wounds. The two were taken to a local hospital, where the woman later died.

The woman’s name was not released and no arrests had been made as of Sunday afternoon.




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