BOSTON (Reuters) - Two police officers were wounded and a suspect was dead after a shooting incident in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood on Wednesday, said police officials, who were still searching for a second man involved in the daytime incident.
The shooting occurred after the two officers, assigned to a drug-investigation unit, stopped two people to ask them questions. One of the pair opened fire on the officers, Boston Police Superintendent-in-Chief Daniel Linskey told reporters.
The suspect died after being fired on by the officers, whose injuries were not life-threatening, Linskey said.
It was the second shooting involving Boston law enforcement in the past week. A prisoner being transported to a hospital last week wrestled a gun away from one of the deputy sheriffs transporting him and shot and wounded him.
(Reporting by Scott Malone; Editing by Ellen Wulfhorst, Grant McCool and Leslie Adler)