Shooting in Dorchester overnight is the latest in a violent few weeks throughout Boston

DORCHESTER, MA (WHDH) - Boston Police are investigating a shooting in Dorchester that happened on Friday just before 11 pm.

The alleged shooting took place on Tonawanda Street.

One person was sent to the hospital. The victim is expected to survive.

No names have been released.

This shooting is just the latest in what has been a very violent few weeks for Boston.

Related: Officials and community members march for peace after violent week in Boston

City leaders, including Mayor Walsh and Commissioner Evans, held a meeting to discuss gun violence throughout the city and possible solutions.

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