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Man charged with a shooting near Ashmont station

Boston Police report a man arrested Friday on gun charges was later also charged with shooting a man Talbot Avenue at Dorchester Avenue last Sunday, leaving the victim with life-threatening injuries.

Police say officers responded to 567 Talbot Ave. shortly after 9 p.m. on Sunday on reports of a shooting to find a man with multiple gunshot wounds.

Police say Irvin Woods, 27, of Dorchester, was initially arrested yesterday on charges of illegal possession of ammunition, illegal possession of ammunition, driving without a valid license and driving with an open container of alcohol.

After further investigation, detectives were able to determine that Woods was involved in a prior incident shooting incident.

Innocent, etc.

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Usual Suspects


I live in that neighborhood and I feel safe walking at any time of day or night.


It will be interesting to find out the connection between these shootings. Anyone know how long it takes a case like this to come to trial?