Five people injured in series of shootings in Boston

A chaotic night in Boston resulted in the shootings of five people in four separate incidents between Dorchester and Roxbury, authorities say.

Police responded to incidents throughout Wednesday night and into Thursday morning. Police said the incidents did not appear to be related.

Incidents on Holworthy Street and Glendale Street in Dorchester led to victims being shot.

On Holworthy Street, a victim was shot and suffered life-threatening injuries at around 1:45 a.m. Thursday. Police are focusing on a window at the scene.

On Glendale Street, a 58-year-old man was grazed in the head by a bullet while sleeping in his bed at around 10:45 p.m. on Wednesday. That man was taken to Boston Medical Center and family members say he is expected to be OK.

At around 10 p.m. Wednesday, a male victim was shot on Shawmut Ave in Roxbury. There is no update on the man’s condition.

Another person was shot in the leg on Cedar Street.

Police also responded to a shooting at Mt. Bowdoin Terrace in Dorchester, where shots were reportedly fired but there were no victims.

Officials are still investigating the incidents. It’s not clear whether any arrests have been made.

Stay with 7News for continued updates on these shootings.


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