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.