BOSTON (CBS) – A man was hospitalized Thursday morning after he was shot in Dorchester.

The shooting happened around 6 a.m. on Magnolia Street.

Police investigate after a man was shot in Dorchester. (WBZ-TV)

EMS said the victim as transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police were on scene collecting evidence.

Thomas Lestrade said he didn’t know there had been a shooting until he saw the crimes scene. Police said the victim ran onto Lestrade’s porch.

“I don’t know where they got shot. I don’t know anything about shots. I know there’s a lot of blood on the porch, that’s all,” he said.

Lestrade described the neighborhood as usually peaceful.


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