BOSTON (CBS) – A person was shot on Colorado Street in Mattapan just before 9:30 p.m. Saturday night. The victim passed away overnight.

Officers said they found a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was rushed to a local hospital where he later died.

Police said they are investigating the shooting as a homicide. This is the sixth homicide Boston Police are investigating this year.

One person was rushed to the hospital after a shooting on Colorado Street in Mattapan on Saturday night. (WBZ-TV)

A K-9 unit was brought to the front of a home to find evidence. The shooting is still under investigation.

An autopsy is scheduled. The identity of the victim has not been released.

Police said there have been no arrests and they do not have a description of the suspect.

Police are urging anyone with information about the shooting to contact Boston police at (617) 343-4470 or call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463) to make a tip anonymously.


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