Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in East Boston early Sunday morning.

According to police, officers responded to a radio call for a person shot on Falcon Street around 1:30 a.m.

When officers arrived, they found an unidentified man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead. 

The shooting marks the city’s first homicide of 2016. 

Police are still working to identify the victim.

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