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Date and Time: 03/27/2015 18:40 hrs
City: Boston (Suffolk County)
State: Massachusetts
Address: Humbolt Ave and Ruthven St

Summary

Members of the Boston Police Youth Violence Strike Force performed a motor vehicle stop at the corner of Humbolt Avenue and Ruthven Street at about 6:40 pm on March 27, 2015. As officers approached the vehicle to remove the passengers, the front seat passenger shot Boston Police Officer John Moynihan in the face. Other officers exchanged fire with the suspect Angelo West, striking and killing him. Officer Moynihan was transported to a Boston hospital for emergency surgery, and he is expected to survive. A bystander was grazed by a bullet and treated for non-life threatening injuries. Two additional parties were taken into custody at the scene.

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