NBC10 Boston is reporting that BPD shot a man involved in a stabbing during a fight on Monday night in Fields Corner. According to Commissioner William Gross, a police officer shot the man after he turned the knife on officers.
BPD witnessed a fight on Adams Street in which a man was seen holding a knife and stabbing a male victim. Police attempted to break up the fight but were unable to.
Police say the man with the knife then tried to turn it on the officers which led to an officer shooting him in the thigh. The officers tended to the suspect until EMS arrived. The suspect, a 48 year-old male, was also placed under arrest with charges pending. Both officers were also transported to the hospital but neither were injured.
The Boston Police Department has identified the suspect in the nonfatal officer-involved shooting that occurred at about 11:27 PM on February 10, 2020 in the area of 207 Adams Street in Dorchester. Officers arrested Luis Gomes, 32-years-old, of Dorchester. Gomes is expected to be arraigned on charges of Armed Assault with Intent to Murder and Assault by means of a Dangerous Weapon.