Two Boston Police officers injured in overnight violence in Chinatown

Two Boston Police officers were injured early Monday during an altercation in the city’s Chinatown neighborhood. Police said officers were called at 2 a.m. to Tyler Street for a report of a person with a gun inside a sports utility vehicle. three people inside, the driver fled the area and struck two parked cars, officials said.The officers fired their weapons, however no one was struck. “It’s an active investigation. We have our firearm discharge investigators on scene, and we will have more at a later time, “Boston Police Department Superintendent Felipe Colon said.The three people were taken into custody and are expected to face charges later Monday. Police said a firearm was recovered from the scene. The officers, who were not identified, are being treated for minor injuries.The incident remains under investigation.

Two Boston Police officers were injured early Monday during altercation in the city’s Chinatown neighborhood.

Police said officers were called at 2 a.m. to Tyler Street for a report of a person with a gun inside a sports utility vehicle.

When officers approached the vehicle, which had three people inside, the driver fled the area and struck two parked cars, officials said.

The officers fired their weapons, however no one was struck.

“It’s an active investigation. We have our firearm discharge investigators on scene, and we will have more at a later time,” Boston Police Department Superintendent Felipe Colon said.

The three people were taken into custody and are expected to face charges later Monday. Police said a firearm was recovered from the scene.

The officers, who were not identified, are being treated for minor injuries.

The incident remains under investigation.

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