Officers responding to reports of shots fired in the area of Elder and Eastman streets around 10:30 p.m. found two people in a running car engulfed in flames. Officers were unable to get them out of the car and had to wait for firefighters to arrive to put out the fire.
They were pronounced dead at the scene. Boston Police report the men were shot first, then their car crashed and burst into flames.
Officers found bullet casings in the street on Elder, near the car.