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One shot in Dorchester

A section of Magnolia Street was cordoned off Wednesday night.
A section of Magnolia Street was cordoned off Wednesday night.Danny McDonald/for the Boston Globe

A person was shot in Dorchester Wednesday evening and taken to a hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries, Boston police said.

Officers responded to the area of 149 Magnolia St. just before 6:30 p.m., said Officer Stephen McNulty, a department spokesman.

The victim’s condition was not known.

Shortly before 9 p.m., more than 10 police officers were still on the scene.

A crime scene was established on Magnolia Street, a stretch of which was shut down to foot and vehicle traffic.

The scene was established in a hilly, thickly settled neighborhood of Dorchester not far from MBTA tracks.

Officers had taken down police tape at the scene shortly before 9:30 p.m.

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Danny McDonald can be reached at daniel.mcdonald@globe.com. Adam Sennott can be reached atadam.sennott@globe.com.