BOSTON (WHDH) - Police are investigating after a shooting in Dorchester early Tuesday morning killed one man.

Officers responded to a report of a person shot in the area of 38 Westville Street in Dorchester at 12:40 a.m. and located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound upon arrival. Boston EMS transported the victim to a local hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

Several police cars lined the street as crews taped off the scene to investigate early Tuesday morning. Police have since cleared the scene which was located near a school and community center.

The investigation remains ongoing. Police haven’t named any suspects or made any arrests.

Officials urge anyone with information to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470. Community members who want to assist this investigation anonymously can call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). Boston Police said the department will guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.

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