Boston Police Officer Shot In Face; Assailant Killed By Police

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Boston police officer John Moynihan, 34, is recovering from successful surgery to remove a bullet from his neck, three days after a felon with a history of shooting at police fired point-blank at the officer's face, the Boston Globe reports. police said. Moynihan, a member of the gang unit, was responding to reports of gunfire in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood when he was shot. Moynihan, a former Army ranger and Iraq war veteran, is credited with helping to save Transit Police Officer Dic Donahue, who was injured in 2013 in a Watertown shootout after the Boston . . .

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