2 Massachusetts officers shot; injuries not life threatening


BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — Two Massachusetts police officers suffered non-life threatening injuries when they were shot while investigating a domestic situation, authorities said.

The shootings occurred close to an apartment complex in Braintree, according to broadcast reports.

“The suspect fled into the woods and was subsequently apprehended,” according to a statement from the office of Braintree Mayor Charles Kokoros. “Shots were fired and two officers were transported to the hospital. The District Attorney’s Office and Massachusetts State Police will be taking over the investigation.”

No additional information was made public.


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