Shooting investigation underway in East Boston

BOSTON (WHDH) - Police launched a shooting investigation in East Boston early Friday morning.

Officers responding to a report of shots fired in the area of Chelsea Street around 2 a.m. recovered ballistic evidence, Boston police said.

There were no reported injuries.

East Boston resident Ben Anderson recalled seeing detectives scouring the scene.

“I saw blue lights flashing, I saw the caution tape. No sounds, so sirens, so I was a little taken back,” he said. “I’ve lived in East Boston for a few years now and I’ve never had any issues.”

No additional information has been released.

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