Man injured in Roxbury shooting

A man was shot in Roxbury Saturday afternoon and taken to Boston Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, Boston police spokeswoman Officer Neva Coakley said.

Officers responded to the area of 21 Hartwell St. around 4:50 p.m. and found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound, she said.

Eduardo Irizarry, 49, who watched as officers searched the area, said he was eating in a nearby parking lot when he heard several gunshots come from the area of Hartwell Street. He said he saw the victim, who appeared to have been shot in the calf.

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Boston police did not provide any further information on the victim or the investigation.

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