By Joshua Boykin –

On Saturday night at about 7:54 p.m. Boston Police officers assigned to District C-11 (Dorchester) responded to a report of a person shot in the area of 45 Bellevue Street.

Upon arrival officers located an adult male who had been shot. He was transported to an area hospital to be treated however he was later pronounced dead.

This is an ongoing and active homicide investigation and anyone with information should contact Boston Police Homicide Detectives at (617) 343-4470.