2 in custody after male shot in Boston

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Two suspects were taken into custody after a male was shot Tuesday evening in the U.S. city of Boston with life-threatening injuries, police said.

The gunshots led Emerson College to send out a schoolwide alert telling students and faculty to shelter in place.

"BPD confirming person shot (male victim) with life threatening injuries near 139 Tremont St (Boston Common). 2 suspects in custody," Boston Police Department tweeted.

"If you are on campus, go to the nearest available room and lock/barricade the doors, and silence phone," read an Emerson College statement. "If you are not on campus, stay away until further updates."

On Sunday, two people were shot at the MIT Tech Square during the Cambridge Carnivalin Boston, and a male suspect was arrested minutes after the shooting. The two injured were believed to have suffered non-life threatening injuries to their lower bodies.

[ Editor: meng ]
 

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