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Man arrested in non-fatal shooting that prompted MFA lockdown


A 27-year-old man was arrested on Saturday after another man was shot multiple times near the Museum of Fine Arts, which has been temporarily closed, according to police and museum officials.

A man called Boston police from a nearby parking lot at 11:11 a.m. to report he had been shot in the leg, Boston Police Officer Kim Tavares said in a phone interview. He suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital by Boston EMS, she said.

He called from around 491 Huntington Ave., a short distance from the museum, Tavares said. A second caller shortly after reported hearing gunshots, she said.

Officers received a description of the suspect and arrested Marcello Holliday outside Boston Police Headquarters, police said in a statement.

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