Shooting in Boston neighborhood wounds at least 7 people

Police in Boston say a capturing has wounded at the very least seven individuals throughout the metropolis’s Caribbean carnival

BOSTON — A capturing throughout the Boston Caribbean Carnival wounded at the very least seven individuals Saturday morning, police mentioned.

All seven have been taken to native hospitals with non-life-threatening accidents, Officer Michael Torigian mentioned.

“Firearms have been recovered and arrests have been made,” he mentioned. “It’s an ongoing investigation.”

Police obtained a name at 7:44 a.m. reporting that a number of individuals had been shot within the Dorchester neighborhood, and officers responded to the realm of Blue Hill Avenue and Talbot Avenue, Torigian mentioned.

The capturing occurred throughout the J’ouvert Parade, which kicks off the carnival, now in it is fiftieth yr.

In 2019, a gun battle broke out on the parade in entrance of cops, prompting neighboring Cambridge to cancel its its personal Caribbean competition that yr.