Investigation Underway After Daytime Shooting In Downtown Boston

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Boston Police are investigating after a person was shot near Boston Common Thursday afternoon.

The shooting near Tremont and Winter Streets was reported to police around 3:30 p.m.. Officers tell WBZ NewsRadio the suspect fled the scene, and the victim's injuries are not life threatening. They also say both the suspect and victim are known to police for causing trouble in the area.

Suffolk County District Attorney Kevin Hayden put out a statement, reading:

“In the midst of national mourning for the child and adult victims of the Texas mass shooting, we experience broad-daylight gunfire in one of the most congested areas of Boston. I pray for the victim and I pray that all of us—our entire society, from the largest businesses to the smallest neighborhood groups—will join the effort to reduce illegal guns on our streets and in our communities.” 

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