Boston Police Arrest 3 Suspects In Easter Morning Chinatown Shooting

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BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — Early Easter Sunday morning, Boston Police responded to a report of a shooting in Chinatown, where they found two men suffering from life-threatening injuries.

According to police, the shooting happened on Beach Street at around 2:30 a.m. The two victims, both in their early thirties, were brought to local hospitals where they remain in critical condition and face life-threatening injuries.

Boston Police Superintendent-in-Chief Gregory Long says officials issued the suspects' vehicle description, and shortly after police spotted one matching it in Charlestown, where they gave chase. Long says that in the area of Sullivan Square and Charlestown the fleeing vehicle crashed, and three suspects were brought into police custody.

Police also say they recovered a firearm from the vehicle.

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"I want to again acknowledge the efforts of our officers, faced with yet again another volatile and dangerous situation, and I want to thank the Massachusetts State Police for their assistance," Long said.

WBZ's Shari Small (@ShariSmallNews) reports.

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