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Weekend, Monday see gun violence in Boston

Shootings reported in Lynn, Dorchester, Roxbury and the South End.
Police blocked off Jefferson Street in Lynn after a shooting.Nic Czarnecki/Metro

While this past weekend was the warmest of the season, it was also one that saw several incidents of gun violence.

One person died after a shooting in Dorchester Saturday night on Bailey Street, according to police.A second victim survived with non-life threatening injuries.

On Sunday night, two people sustained gunshot wounds near Washington Street and Columbia Road in Roxbury. One person’s injuries were deemed life-threatening.

Monday saw an officer-involved shooting on Jefferson Street in Lynn. A police officer in Lynn was struck by the suspect’s car, according to reports.

There were reports of a shooting on Columbus Avenue in the South End on Monday, but there were no reports of injuries.

In a weekend update on Monday, Boston Police said there were five non-fatal shootings and six non-fatal shootings between Friday morning and Monday morning.

Other weekend crime stats, which BPD considers unofficial:

Street robberies: 7

Commercial robberies: 2

Bank Robberies: 0

Other Robberies: 0

Vehicle Thefts: 11

Vehicle Recoveries: 1

Vehicle Breaks: 36

Residential Break-ins: 18

Commercial Break-ins: 2

 

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