Man charged with starting a gunfight with police dies after a month

Boston Police report the death of Tyrone Cummings, whom they say showed up at his girlfriend's apartment on June 14 intent on shooting her only to be interrupted by police officers.

Police say Cummings opened fire on officers outside the 22 Wentworth Terrace apartment, hitting one. That officer and another returned fire, hitting Cummings. He died yesterday at Boston Medical Center, police say.

Police say EMTs found a second gun and a bag full of bullets at the hospital.



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