Boston cop shot twice in Roxbury, suspect is in custody

A Boston police officer was hospitalized after being shot twice near Clifford Park in Roxbury late Friday night, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office confirmed.

One person is in custody, officials say.

According to District Attorney Kevin Hayden, the officer was shot in the foot and in the back in the area of ​​44 Cedric Street.

The officer was transported to Boston Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, DA Hayden said.

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu and Boston Police Commissioner Micheal Cox are among several senior city officials outside the Boston Medical Center emergency room where the officer is being treated.

Sources say the shooting may have been sparked by an armed robbery case.

This is an active investigation.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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