By Ashley Bryant –

On Monday at about 12:04 p.m. officers with the Boston Police assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a report of a person shot in the area of 45 Bernard Street in Dorchester.

Upon arrival officers located a male who had been shot and he was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Monday’s fatal shooting comes just 2 days after a male was shot in the area of 45 Bellevue Street. He was taken to an area hospital where he later died.