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Shooting and Stabbing in Brookline Area Prompts Portal Announcement

At 3:16 pm on January 27 a Community Alert was posted to the Portal informing students of a shooting and stabbing that happened in the Brookline area earlier that day.

According to the Portal announcement, the incident occurred in the areas of Harvard Street and Coolidge Corner. The perpetrator is also no longer believed to be in the area and there does not appear to be a public safety threat.

The announcement also notes that a considerable police presence will remain in the area and traffic may be impacted.

The Boston Globe reported that two people were shot and one was stabbed in an altercation the police believe began at 198 St. Paul Street.

Abigail Matheson is theĀ Editor in Chief of The Hub. She can be contacted at mathesona@emmanuel.edu andĀ on Twitter @abbimathy.

Posted by on January 27, 2016. Filed under Around the Hub,Breaking News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.