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Man shot by a friend today in Roslindale, Boston police say

A man was shot and wounded by a friend in the city’s Roslindale neighborhood around 9 a.m. today, Boston police said.

The man was rushed to Brigham and Women’s Hospital for treatment, according to Boston Emergency Medical Services. His condition was not immediately available.

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Boston police spokeswoman Cheryl Fiandaca said in an e-mail that the man was shot by a friend, and that the circumstances remain under investigation.

The shooting took place near 3 Brook St., police said.

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This morning’s shooting comes in the wake of two separate shootings in the Dorchester neighborhood Sunday. Both victims remain hospitalized and in critical condition, police said today.

At about 5:15 p.m. Sunday, officers found a male victim in the 500 block of Washington Street suffering from a gunshot wound, police said. He was taken to Boston Medical Center.

At about 7:45 p.m. Sunday, officers found a male on Wayland Street suffering from life-threatening gunshot wounds, police said. He was also taken to the BMC.

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No arrests have been made.

John R. Ellement can be reached at ellement@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @JREbosglobe.
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