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Man is in critical condition after being shot in Mattapan

Danny McDonald/Globe Staff
Boston police were on the scene on Halborn Street in Mattapan early Saturday morning.

A man was shot in Mattapan late Friday night and was in critical condition on Saturday, police said.

At about midnight, police had cordoned off Halborn Street with yellow crime scene tape. More than a half-dozen police officers responded to the scene, which was in the middle of a thickly residential neighborhood.

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