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Man And Woman Shot In Car In Dorchester, Child In Backseat Uninjured

BOSTON (CBS) — A child avoided injury in a day-time shooting, Monday.

Shortly before 2 p.m.,  police got a report of a shooting near Devon Street and Vaughan Avenue.

Witnesses tell WBZ-TV, they heard at least six gunshots.

A man and woman were both shot while sitting in the front seat of their car.

A child in the backseat was not injured.

The uncle of the woman in the front seat, said the baby girl is 5 months old. He said he doesn’t believe his niece had any enemies.

The victims were taken to Boston Medical Center and Brigham and Women’s Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The child was checked out at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to call District B-2 Roxbury detectives at 617-343-4275.


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