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Man in 20s shot in Dorchester

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.

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Police are trying to establish a motive. No arrests have been made.

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