Fatal shooting Wednesday night marks 2 homicides in 1 day

A man was shot and killed Wednesday night in Dorchester, less than 24 hours after a homicide in the South End.

Just after 8:20 p.m, police responded to 120 Southern Ave., where they found a man in his mid-20s suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim has not been identified.

Police are investigating and no arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to call the Boston Police Department’s homicide detectives at (617) 343-4470.

Anonymous tips can be made by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS, or by texting the word TIP to CRIME (27463).

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