BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston police are investigating a shooting in Mattapan that left two men dead.

Officers responding to a report of a person shot on Violet Street about 11 p.m. Saturday found two men in their late 40s suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, according to police.

The victims, whose names have not been released, were rushed to nearby hospitals, where they were pronounced dead.

Detectives could be seen scouring the area and placing evidence markers around the area of the crime.

The deadly incident occurred just a half-mile from where a 74-year-old woman was shot and killed last week.

Anyone with information about the Violet Street shooting is urged to call Boston police.

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