BOSTON -- Boston police say a man has died after a daytime shooting not far from the city's busy Prudential Center.
A suspect is in custody following the shooting Tuesday morning near a hotel at the intersection of Huntington Avenue and West Newton Street.
Boston Police Commissioner William Gross says the victim was shot several times and died after being taken to a hospital.
Police did not immediately identify the victim or the suspect.
Several streets in the downtown area were blocked off, and police urged pedestrians and motorists to avoid the area.