- Associated Press - Saturday, August 27, 2016

BOSTON (AP) - Boston Police are investigating four separate shootings overnight that left two men dead and two others hospitalized.

The Boston Globe reports (https://bit.ly/2bHNuVc ) that a man in his mid-20s died after a shooting at 1:42 a.m. Saturday in the city’s Dorchester neighborhood.

In another burst of violence, a man in his 30s was killed near a 7-Eleven convenience store in the Jamaica Plain area of the city.

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans said there were two other men injured in shootings in the city’s Dorchester and Mattapan neighborhoods, but both were expected to survive.

The Dorchester shooting occurred at about 2:53 Saturday morning and the Mattapan incident occurred at about 9:15 p.m. on Friday.



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