Man killed in East Boston shooting Tuesday night

Two separate shootings in Boston Tuesday night led to several injuries and one fatality.

Around 10:30 p.m., Boston Police responded to a radio call of a person shot around 7 Wordsworth St. in East Boston. At the scene, officers found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. EMS transported the victim to Mass. General Hospital, according to CBS Boston. The victim was later pronounced dead.

Police have not released the man’s identity, but said he was in his 20s. The motive for the shooting may have been drug-related, according to the Boston Globe.

About an hour later, a shooting in Jamaica Plain on School Street wounded two people, a man and a woman. The woman remains in the hospital in critical condition, according to the Globe.

Police are actively investigating the East Boston homicide and ask anyone with information to call Boston homicide detectives at 617-343-4470. To leave an anonymous tip, call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS, or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).

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