2 wounded in shooting incidents

July 18, 2014
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EGLESTON SQ.—Two recent shooting incidents in Egleston Square left two men wounded, according to MBTA and Boston police.

Coming on the heels of a fatal shooting in that area last month, the gunfire is spurring crime concerns. Local City Councilor Matt O’Malley is holding a community meeting about the issue on July 21.

On July 7, a 23-year-old man was shot near the entrance to the Stony Brook T Station at around 8 p.m. He was transported to a hospital with wounds described as non-life-threatening. The police investigation temporarily halted Orange Line trains.

On July 12, a male victim was shot multiple times around 10:30 p.m. behind a house at 178 School St. He was hospitalized, according to the Boston Police Department.

Anyone with information about the T station shooting can contact the MBTA Transit Police Criminal Investigation Unit at 617-222-1050 or anonymously by texting a tip to the number 873873.

Anyone with information about the School Street shooting can contact BPD at 1-800-494-8477 or anonymously by texting “TIP” to 27463.

O’Malley’s meeting on the issue is slated for Mon., July 21, 7:30 p.m. at the Nate Smith House, 155 Amory St. For more information, call 617-635-4220.