Deadly shooting under investigation in Dorchester

BOSTON (WHDH) - Police launched an investigation into a deadly shooting in Dorchester early Thursday morning.

Officers responding to a reported shooting in the area of 109 Norfolk St. around 12:20 a.m. found a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound in the nearby area of Armandine and Milton streets, according to Boston police.

He was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His name has not been released.

Officers reportedly located ballistic evidence in the area.

One man who lives in the area called the shooting extremely upsetting.

“It’s just scary, you know? You come out the house and something happens. Early morning, night, it doesn’t matter. You have family, I got kids; I got two daughters,” he said. “There are definitely good people around here. It’s a very good community, don’t get me wrong. But you have your bad people in it, too, you know? You can’t change that.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Boston police homicide detectives at 617-343-4470.

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