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Police Investigate Double Shooting In Roxbury

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BOSTON (CBS) — Police are investigating a double shooting late Saturday night in the Roxbury neighborhood of the city.

At about 11:09 p.m. Saturday, a witness reported “fighting and shooting” on Page Street, Boston Police reported in a prepared statement. When officers arrived to the crime scene, they found two male shooting victims laying on the sidewalk in front of 2 Page St.

One shooting victim, a 23-year-old man, was taken to Boston Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. The second victim, a 16-year-old boy, was taken to Boston Medical Center for treatment of injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

Boston Police homicide detectives are investigating the incident. Anyone with information can call detectives at 617-343-4470.

Community members wishing to assist the investigation anonymously can call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 800-494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).

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