By Tiffany Williams –

On Sunday afternoon a Boston police officer in the area of Shawmut Ave and West Springfield street, in the cities South End Section was shot.

BPD confirms that the officer who has been with the department for five years, had been shot in the leg and that three suspects have been arrested.

In a separate shooting incident, BPD has confirmed that Saturday night a man was shot at a barbershop in Jamaica Plain.

Police say the man was in his 20’s and died after being taken to an area hospital.