A man in his late 20s suffered injuries that were not life-threatening when he was shot in Dorchester on Monday afternoon, police said.
Boston police spokeswoman Maisha Miraj said police responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 545 Blue Hill Ave. around 1 p.m.
The victim was rushed to a local hospital, police said.
Police are trying to establish a motive. No arrests have been made.Laney Ruckstuhl can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow her on Twitter @laneyruckstuhl.