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Cops: 17-year-old dead from Charlestown shooting

A memorial for the teen slain in a Charlestown shooting.Nicolaus Czarnecki/Metro

A teen who was shot last week in Charlestown has died.

The 17-year-old was shot near 274 Main Street Wednesday night around 9:40 p.m. He was transported to Mass General Hospital and police have since announced that he succumbed to his gunshot wound. The teen was one of two people to be shot in that incident.

That incident occurred during a spate of violence that saw five shootings in Boston in two days.

Police are continuing to investigate the mater.

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Anyone with information is asked to call Boston Police Homicide Detectives directly at (617) 343-4470.

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).

The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.

 
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