A shooting incident occurred at the corner of Blue Hill Avenue and Talbot Avenue in Dorchester on Saturday morning.
The incident resulted in injuring at least seven individuals, as reported by a spokesperson from the local police department. Fortunately, the injuries were deemed non-life-threatening, and the injured were promptly transported to nearby hospitals for medical attention.
The incident began receiving emergency calls at approximately 7:45 a.m., with reports of a shooting occurring at the intersection of Blue Hill Avenue and Talbot Avenue in Dorchester. The situation is ongoing, with law enforcement actively responding to the scene, and it has been noted that multiple victims have been transported to local medical facilities.
As per media reports, law enforcement has successfully recovered multiple weapons from the scene, and several individuals have been arrested in connection with the incident.
Despite the shooting, the festival is continuing as planned. However, it’s important to note that the shooting situation is still ongoing, and police are actively addressing the situation.
Meanwhile, another shooting incident occurred in Tallahassee on Friday during an overnight gathering outside an apartment complex. The incident occurred outside the Acasa Ocala Apartments located at 1303 Ocala Road. As per media reports, at least four individuals have been injured in the shooting.
Tallahassee Police Department officers, having recently responded to another shooting incident earlier that evening in which a woman was wounded in a hail of gunfire, received a new call around 11:30 p.m. on Friday.
This call pertained to the apartment complex, where a gathering had taken place, but escalated into a dispute leading to the discharge of firearms, as reported by a watch commander from the Tallahassee Police Department at approximately 4:45 a.m.
According to the watch commander, the injuries sustained by the victims are non-life threatening, and all individuals who were shot have been transported to the hospital for medical care. As of now, no arrests have been made in connection with the incident.