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.
Boston police did not provide any further information on the victim or the investigation.Todd Feathers can be reached at email@example.com. Follow him on Twitter @ToddFeathers.