UPDATE: Authorities ID Name Of Wounded Transit Officer
WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) - The transit police officer who authorities say was severely wounded by the Boston Marathon bombing suspects is out of surgery and has been stabilized.
A transit agency spokesman says Officer Richard Donohue remains in critical condition Friday at Mount Auburn Hospital.
The 33-year-old Donohue was brought to the hospital at about 1 a.m. Friday suffering from a single gunshot wound.
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority spokesman Joe Pesaturo says Donohue is a married father of a 6-month-old child. He has been with the MBTA's police department for three years.
Donohue graduated in the same police academy class as Sean Collier, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer who authorities say was killed by the two suspects.
One of the bombing suspects was killed. The other remains at large.
WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) - Authorities have identified the transit police officer severely wounded in a shootout with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.
MBTA Police Chief Paul MacMillan says the wounded officer is 33-year-old Richard Donohue. He 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.
Earlier in the night in Cambridge, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer was killed while responding to a report of a disturbance involving the two suspects. The officer died of multiple gunshot wounds.
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