Later in the morning, when police still thought two people had been shot, campus police at the Mass. College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences sent out an alert:
Early this morning, just after midnight, MCPHS University Public Safety responded to a report of possible shots fired in neighborhood behind the Treehouse Dormitory. Boston police verified that shots had been fired on Ward St. @ Ponce St., as well as Parker Ave. There were at least two non-student victims with non-life-threatening injuries, and the shooting is not believed to be random. A White SUV was witnessed fleeing the scene shortly after the shooting. Boston Police reports no suspects in custody at this time.