FALMOUTH, Massachusetts- Massachusetts State Police patrol, tactical, investigative and forensic units are responding to Falmouth to assist local police in the response to the shooting of two Falmouth Police Department officers. Both officers are being transported to hospitals. A suspect was also shot in the incident and is also being transported. The situation is fluid, the agency said.
The two Falmouth officers are expected to survive. State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Cape & Islands District Attorney are leading the investigation along with assistance from the State Police Crime Scene Services Section, State Police Ballistics and Falmouth Police. The two officers were transported to a Falmouth hospital for treatment. The suspect first went to Beth Israel in Plymouth, then subsequently flown by medical helicopter to a Boston hospital. Troopers from Troop D guarded the suspect while in the Plymouth hospital. Troopers assigned to Troop H will guard the suspect while at the Boston hospital.