Weymouth shaken after officer, bystander both shot and killed

A police officer was embraced during a procession held outside of the Boston medical examiner's office after a Weymouth officer was killed in the line of duty.

Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

A police officer and a local woman were shot and killed Sunday after a 20-year-old man allegedly crashed a car, attacked the officer, stole his gun, and used it to shoot both victims. The suspect is in custody and expected to be arraigned on Monday.

This Dec. 10, 2012 photo shows Weymouth Police Officer Michael C. Chesna in Weymouth, Mass. Chesna died Sunday, July 15, 2018, from wounds sustained when a suspect allegedly took the officer’s gun and fired following a vehicle crash and a foot chase. (Gary Higgins/The Quincy Patriot Ledger via AP)


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Civilians gathered gather along Main Street in Weymouth as the body of Weymouth Officer Michael Chesna  was driven to the medical examiner's office in Boston.

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Patriots owner Robert Kraft was reportedly spotted entering the Weymouth police station Sunday after Officer Michael Chesna died in the line of duty.


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