Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) — One person was killed in a Friday afternoon shooting in Boston, police said.

Police were called to the area of Bowdoin Avenue and Washington Street in the city’s Dorchester neighborhood around 12:40 p.m. on a report of a shooting. Officers found a woman who had been shot multiple times, Boston police said.

READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments

The woman was taken to a nearby hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Police did not immediately release her name.

READ MORE: 'It's Panic': CareWell Urgent Care Patients Concerned 2nd Vaccine Doses Will Be Canceled

Boston police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to call the department’s homicide detectives.

MORE NEWS: Rep. Pressley, Black Boston COVID-19 Coalition Praise Reggie Lewis Center's Mass Vaccination Site

(© Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)