Boston Transit Officer Severely Injured in Shootout

7:28 AM, Apr 19, 2013   |    comments
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WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) - Authorities have identified the transit police officer severely injured in a shootout with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

MBTA Police Chief Paul MacMillan says the injured officer is 33-year-old Richard Donohue.

Donohue is a three-year veteran of the department.

Gov. Deval Patrick says Donohue is in surgery at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge.

The officer was critically injured in an early morning shootout Friday with the two suspects in the marathon bombings. One of the suspects was killed.

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