Boston Police are investigating a shooting in Dorchester that left a 19-year-old man dead.

Police responded to a report of a person shot near Washington Street and Dunbar Avenue at about 1:40 a.m. on Wednesday. 

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When officers arrived, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene. 

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.