Five people were shot - including a 14-year-old shot in the ankle and an 11-year-old - on Ames Street in the Franklin Field development around 8:40 p.m., Boston Area Public Safety Alerts and Stanley Staco report.
Four victims were found behind 50 Ames St., near Ames Way, one victim was found inside 70 Ames Street.
Staco reports that more than a dozen spent rounds were found about a block away on Stratton Street. Shell casings were also found in an alley between 70 and 80 Ames St.
The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of at least one victim's condition.