BOSTON (CBS) — A postal truck in Boston was hit several times by gunfire on Tuesday. Police said it happened around 12:15 p.m. at the intersection of Quincy and Dacia Streets in Dorchester.

The truck, along with a nearby fences and other cars on the street, had bullet hole damage.

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Police said a 17-year-old brought himself to the hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound that is believed to have happened during the shooting.

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An evidence marker sits above a bullet hole is a postal truck at the intersection of Quincy and Dacia Streets (WBZ-TV)

The USPS driver was not injured.

A suspect who matched the description of someone attempting the flee the area was arrested. Police said 21-year-old Dion Caruthers of Roxbury was stopped after a brief pursuit and they discovered a loaded handgun inside his jacket pocket.

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Caruthers faces charges for unlawful possession of a firearm but police said it’s unclear if he was involved in the shooting.

CBSBoston.com Staff