BREAKING : Shooting at Corner of Melnea Cass Blvd. and Mass Ave.

Written by Eesha Pendharkar

Eesha Pendharkar
BU News Service

A shooting occurred at the corner of Melnea Cass Blvd and Massachusetts Ave Monday afternoon, according to an alert sent out by the Boston University Police. The Boston Police responded to the location around 1:40 p.m. where one person was shot, according to the Boston Globe.

The suspect has fled the scene of the shooting in the direction away from the BU campus and a campus wide Emergency Response Plan has been activated, according to the BU alert.

People present around the shooting are sending out tweets and Facebook posts to warn others about the incident, urging people to steer clear of the area. The Globe said that the police have sealed off the sidewalk around the corner of the shooting.

The incident comes in the aftermath of a murder on Massachusetts Ave on Saturday.

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