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Boston police officer cited for heroism after marathon bombing is shot
Boston police officer cited for heroism after marathon bombing is shot

A Boston police officer who helped a transit police officer escape during a shootout after the Boston Marathon bombing last year has himself been shot and critically wounded. Boston police say Officer John T. Moynihan, 34, suffered a gunshot wound during a traffic stop on Friday in Roxbury. They say the suspect, Angelo West, stepped out of the car during the stop and fired at officers. West, 41, was killed by police at the scene. A bystander, who was not identified on Saturday, suffered a gunshot wound that was not believed to be life-threatening. Moynihan was shot under the right eye and the bullet lodged behind his right ear, Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans said at a...

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