Police: Man shot, killed in back seat of car in Dorchester

BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston police are investigating after a man was shot and killed Friday night in Dorchester.

Officers responding to a report of shots fired in the area of Talbot Avenue and Norfolk Street found a man who was shot in the torso, according to Boston police.

The man, whose name was not released, was rushed to a nearby hospital where he later died.

A black car with its doors open could be seen surrounded by crime scene tape Friday night.

“An unknown person fired shots into that motor vehicle, striking the rear seat passenger, and unfortunately, that man died,” Boston Police Commissioner William G. Gross said. “This marks the 52nd homicide this year compared to 50 last year.”

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Boston police.

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