Boston police involved in crash while responding to shots fired


BOSTON ( -- Three undercover Boston police officers were involved in a car crash Wednesday night while responding to reports of shots fired in Roxbury.

The officers activated their lights and sirens as they responded to the report in the area of Elmore and Munroe streets in Roxbury at about 8:30 p.m. Officials say their cruiser was hit by another car at the intersection of Ashmont Street and Dorchester Avenue.

All three officers and two others were transported to local hospitals with what are considered non-life threatening injuries.

One person sustained non-life threatening injuries in the Roxbury shooting. Another person was taken into custody and a gun was recovered.

Anyone with information regarding either incident is asked to call Boston police at 617-343-4335. Tips can be made anonymously by calling the CrimeStoppers at 1(800) 494-TIPS (8477) or by texting the word 'TIP' to CRIME (27463).