Man Shot On Boston Common, 2 In Custody, Police Confirm
Eneas Benito |
Credit Jim Mahoney Boston Police investigate an area of the Boston Common near the Bandstand where a shooting occurred
A 19-year-old Hyde Park man is in critical condition after he was shot as he stood near the bandstand on the Boston Common Tuesday evening, the Boston Globe reported. The two injured were believed to have suffered non-life threatening injuries to their lower bodies.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority said the Red Line and Green Line are experienced moderate delays to due police action for about 25 minutes.
A video posted to Twitter showed people leaving the Boylston T stop.
Emerson College asked students to remain inside if they were on campus, to lock their doors and silence their cell phones.
Witnesses said a string of gunshots just before 7 p.m. scattered a large number of people out on the Common enjoying warm temperatures.