Two shot to death minutes apart in different locations

The Boston Police Department reports two men were fatally shot in Dorchester early Sunday.

A man was shot shortly before 2 a.m. at 38 Erie St.. He was brought to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police say.

Minutes later, another man was shot at Sumner and Conrad streets, about a mile and a half away.

Somebody brought him to a local emergency room before officers arrived; he was declared dead there, police say.

Anybody with information on either shooting can contact homicide detectives at (617) 343-4470 or the anonymous tip line by calling (800) 494-TIPS or by texting TIP to CRIME (27463).