Police shootings database
2013 (June — present)
Since June, police in Massachusetts have discharged their firearms in at least 19 incidents. In 16 of the shooting incidents, police hit one person with gunfire. In two shooting incidents, police hit two people. In one shooting incident, police missed the person they were shooting at and no one was hurt. Of the 20 people who have been shot, 9 died as a result of their injuries.
|Date||Department||Location||Victim||Source||June 2||Boston Police Department||Boston, MA||Ross Baptista||The Boston Globe|
|June 14||Massachusetts State Police||Quincy, MA||Wilfredo Justiniano Jr.||WCVB/NewsCenter 5|
|July 2||Ashland Police Department||Ashland, MA||Andrew Stigliano||The MetroWest Daily News|
|July 3||Massachusetts State Police||Orange, MA||Corey J. Navarrete||The Republican|
|August 7||Boston Police Department||Boston, MA||Roudy Hendricks||The Boston Globe|
|August 11||Massachusetts State Police||Chicopee, MA||Wayne Edwards II||The Boston Globe, Associated Press|
|August 23||Massachusetts State Police, Danvers Police Department||Danvers, MA||Scott Kehoe||Wicked Local|
|September 5||Lynn Police Department||Lynn, MA||Denis Reynoso||The Boston Globe|
|September 23||Massachusetts State Police, Brockton Police Department||East Bridgewater, MA||Jeffrey P. Watts||The Boston Globe|
|June 14||Massachusetts State Police, Boston Police Department||Boston, MA||Kenneth Connelly||The Boston Globe|
|June 23||Plymouth Police Department||Plymouth, MA||Trevor D. Wood||The Patriot Ledger|
|July 16||Boston Police Department||Boston, MA||Paul Eric Louis-Jeune||The Boston Globe|
|July 29||Springfield Police Department||Springfield, MA||Nicholas Montel||The Republican|
|July 31||Middlesex Sheriff’s Office||Boston, MA||Raymond Wallace||The Boston Globe|
|August 16||Boston Police Department||Boston, MA||Anthony Toombs*||The Boston Globe||August 28||Springfield Police Department||Springfield, MA||Heriberto Eddie Hernandez||The Republican|
|September 9||Saugus Police Department||Saugus, MA||Jonathan Colleran & Female||Boston.com|
|October 11||Massachusetts State Police||Medford, MA||Stephen Cabrera & 2nd Male||WCVB/NewsCenter 5|
|October 29||Barnstable Police Department||Barnstable, MA||Scott Jean||Cape Cod Times|
*: Toombs was shot at, but was not hit.
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