• Police seek witnesses to officer-involved shooting on Dorchester Ave.


    BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) – Police in Boston are asking for the public's help locating witnesses to an officer-involved shooting that occurred in the area of 1500 Dorchester Avenue on August 7.

    Video surveillance shows at least one female witness crossing Dorchester Avenue at about 1:47 p.m. when the shooting occurred. Detectives are interested in speaking with her or any other people who witnessed the shooting or who may have heard anything about the incident.

    Two officers, both 24-year veterans of the Boston Police Dept. presently assigned to the Drug Control Unit, were shot following an exchange of gunfire with a suspect. They were transported to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.

    Roudy Hendricks, 20, the suspect who allegedly shot the officers, was also injured during the shooting and has since been pronounced dead.

    Police continue to search for a second person of interest described as a light-skinned black male who has a slim build. At the time of the shooting, he was wearing a maroon shirt with pinstripes and had braided hair.

    The shooting is under investigation.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact the Boston Police Dept. at 617-343-4470.

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