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At least 7 shot in Boston, police say

Seven people were shot in Boston on Saturday morning, according to the Boston Police Department.

The situation unfolded around 7:44 a.m. local time on Saturday along the Caribbean Parade route in Dorchester, according to CBS Boston. Officers responded to the area of Blue Hill Avenue and Talbot Avenue after a report of multiple people shot.

Seven victims were shot and taken to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.

Firearms were recovered and arrests were made, according to police. Additional details regarding arrests was not available.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

Shootings have occurred near the Caribbean Parade in the past, according to CBS Boston. A man wasshot and killedlast year and in 2014, innocent bystanderDawnn Jaffierwas shot and killed.

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