Gun battle leaves one suspect dead, two officers shot

Boston Police report two officers were shot at Dorchester Avenue and Shepton Street in a gun battle in which one of two suspects is now dead.

Both officers are expected to survive, the department says.

Brian D'Amico and AlertNewEngland report the shootings were around 1:45 p.m.

Police say they are looking for a second suspect, described as black, thin, with braided hair and wearing a maroon shirt with stripes.

Dorchester Avenue is shut between Talbot Avenue and Shepton Street.

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Very good

The city just saved itself many millions in emergency medical care and incarceration costs, not to mention potentially a life or two if that upstanding young fella got out early on good behavior. Let's hope the other one puts his gun to a good use and blows his head off when the swat team shows up at his door.

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