Male shot on Ripley Street in Dorchester

DORCHESTER, Mass. (WHDH) — A male victim was taken to the hospital Wednesday night after a shooting in Dorchester.

The shooting happened just before 8 p.m. Police said the victim is a male but a name or age have not been released.

The victim was taken to Boston Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

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