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BREAKING: 3 Boston Police Officers Wounded During Prolonged Standoff

Boston, MA – Two Boston police officers were shot and a third was grazed by a bullet during an hours-long standoff in Dorchester on Tuesday that ended when the gunman was shot by police.

The incident began in the morning on Nov. 9 at a home located on Ferndale Street, WBZ reported.

Officers from multiple jurisdictions responded to the scene along with SWAT teams.

The standoff continued for hours but in the afternoon, witnesses reported hearing police yell “drop the gun,” WBZ reported.

Witnesses said that a flashbang went off and then they heard multiple gunshots.

Two Boston police officers were wounded by gunfire, WBZ reported.

They were both transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

One of the officers was reportedly shot in the leg.

Police said that the gunman was also shot during the gunfight, WBZ reported.

The suspect died of his wounds.

Officials have not released the identities of the wounded heroes, nor have they publicly named the suspect, WBZ reported.

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Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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