Man shot in Mattapan Square

A man was shot around 9:40 p.m. on Fairway Street just off Blue Hill Avenue.

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Oh, you're so right

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This one incident is the straw that broke the camel's back for me. Yes, indeedy, this single crime is all the proof I need that Boston has become a post-apocalyptic hellhole far worse than even a jaded observer like you could possible imagine. I'm loading the family in the back of the Prius and we're scramming in an hour - we're not even going to wait to sell our house, we've gotta go now!

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Adam your section of Boston

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Adam your section of Boston not that bad but that's not everyone's reality when they wake up.

Yes, I live in a safe neighborhood

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And so does O-Fish-L. That wasn't his point. For some reason, he's offended that I compared Boston's weekend shooting rate with that of Chicago's in another post and that's what his crack was about, not some newfound sense of concern about the residents of Mattapan.

In all fairness, I heard

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In all fairness, I heard Chicago mentioned over the past wknd on all of the major news outlets, including Uhub. People should be concerned if you start omitting news not reporting it.

How many shootings did Chicago have at the same time?

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Chicago shooting victims
The map below shows where people were shot in Chicago, broken down by community area. Darker shades of blue indicate greater numbers of victims in those community areas.

This data is compiled from reporting done by the Chicago Tribune Breaking News staff and is updated approximately once per month. Therefore, the most recent shootings may not be displayed immediately.
Yearly totals
Jan. 1, 2014 - July 8, 2014
1,1771

http://crime.chicagotribune.com/chicago/shootings

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