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.