3 Boston Police Officers Shot, Suspect Killed In Dorchester Standoff – CBS Boston

 

BOSTON (CBS) — Three Boston Police officers are recovering after they were shot and wounded in a standoff in Dorchester that lasted several hours Tuesday. Their injuries are considered non-life-threatening. The suspect who was shot by officers died, police said.

According to WBZ-TV I-Team sources, the officers were wearing body armor and at least two were shot in the legs. One of the officers was released from the hospital Tuesday night.

The officers went to a triple-decker home on Ferndale Street for a 911 call around 9:30 a.m., said Acting Boston Police Commissioner Gregory Long. It was reported that a person with a gun had threatened people inside.

The neighborhood was blocked off as several officers and SWAT trucks were called in.

Source: 3 Boston Police Officers Shot, Suspect Killed In Dorchester Standoff – CBS Boston