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Police investigate two shootings in Roxbury, Mattapan

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BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) -- Boston police are investigating two shootings, one of which resulted in a fatality.

The first shooting occurred at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday in the area of McGreevey Way in Roxbury. A man in his 20s was found behind a building suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to Brigham and Women's Hospital with life threatening injuries. The victim's condition was not updated Saturday afternoon.

A second shooting happened just before 1 p.m. at 88 Wellington Hill Street in Mattapan. Investigators say a man in his 30s was pronounced dead at the scene. Witnesses say they saw two cars exchange gunshots before the victim's car crashed into a parked car.

Police are looking for a light green RAV-type vehicle with the partial Mass. license plate number "875" in connection to the Wellington Hill Street shooting. 

There is no word on whether or not investigators believe the shootings may be related. Anyone with information is asked to call Boston police at 617-343-4470. Tips can be made anonymously to the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word 'TIP' to CRIME (27463).

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