Three teens suffer non-life threatening injuries in Roxbury shooting

ROXBURY, MA (WHDH) — Three teens were rushed to the hospital late Monday night after a shooting in Roxbury.

The shooting happened as the Fourth of July festivities were winding down in Boston around 1 a.m. on JFK Boulevard.

Police said four people were sitting outside when someone came up to them and started firing.

A 14-year-old girl was taken to Children’s Hospital. She was shot once in the leg, twice in the arm, breaking both limbs.

A 17-year-old boy was taken to Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a 19-year-old woman was taken to Boston Medical Center.

EMS said one person was seriously hurt.

Police said all of the victims suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Police are now investigating, but said the incident is not random.


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