Boston police investigating shooting death

BOSTON (WHDH) — Police are investigating after a man was shot dead on a sidewalk in Boston.

Authorities say the shooting happened Monday on Hosmer Street in the city’s Mattapan section just before 9 p.m.

The man was not identified. The death marks Boston’s 17th homicide of 2017.

No arrests have been made.

An investigation is underway.

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