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Man shot to death in South Boston

Updated Thursday morning.

Boston Police report a man was found shot around 7:55 p.m. at W. 5 and Dorchester streets. He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Police found shell casings outside 235 W. 5, about a block away.

Because of the investigation, traffic was not allowed down the street and residents were not allowed out of their homes.

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Roads blocked off on dot ave from broadway to w. 6th still

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It is Dorchester Street not Ave

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Sorry buddy but Dorchester Ave runs parrell to Sixth in this area. Dorchester Street runs up from Andrew Square to intersect with Broadway at Perkins Square crossing over and ending at First Street. Dot Ave actually crosses Dorchester Street as it runs by. If you are native then learn your streets, if you are not well that explains it.

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it was dorchester st that was blocked off last night when i drove home on Broadway, not dorchester ave.

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Would be nice if anyone was reporting on this...like is there a shooter on the loose?

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I can see your facebook status now.... #OMG #Shooterontheloose #citygirl #Southie #sendprayers #yiikes

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That was my exact status.

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The original SoBo this is your town. There have been more shootings here since you moved here than the last fifty years. You must be proud.

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So just to be clear, your theory here is this is yuppies shooting yuppies?

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Starbucks cups at one another when angry and use loud fake cell phone conversations to display street cred.

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It will never be SOBO it's Southie

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I think I'm going to start referring to southie in public as SOBO just to see the locals, townies, natives, whatever you want call them, get their panties all wrapped up in a bunch.

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Of all the ridiculous things yuppies have been blamed for in Southie shootings has to be the most hilarious. Please tell me you're trolling with this comment. My guess is both the perp and the victim of these shootings live at the projects at 8th and Dot, or D st. Now you're right, those people aren't "originally from Southie" but they certainly ain't yuppies...

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You guys don't actually think he was blaming yuppies with his sarcastic comment directed at a specific commenter, do you?

Christ you guys are thick.

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Ran up from D St. There were always shootings going on in Southie but not at 8p on a work night.

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Back in the day, I seem to recall, most of the shootings and teeth extractions were done in basements.

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southie has never been known for shootings lets be real here. check the homicide maps for the last decade and southie barely has any. they get 1-3 a year at most and have had years with no murders. its pretty soft nowadays

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Neve say SoBo. There are shootings everywhere since forever….

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