One of the two Falmouth police officers who had been injured in a shootout on Friday afternoon was treated for a gunshot wound on the neck and the other, according to Falmouth, was shot in the chest above his bulletproof vest and police station at least once in the vest.
Falmouth Police Chief Edward A. Dunne identified her on Saturday morning as Officer Donald Demiranda and Officer Ryan Moore.
It is expected that both officers will recover, according to a post released Saturday on the department's official Facebook account.
The suspect in the shootings, Malik Koval, 21
The chest-struck officer was aware and talked to the family on Friday night, the district attorney of Cape & Island, Michael O'Keefe, said at the time, and the other officer was
O & # 39; Keefe said Koval will have to reckon with a dangerous weapon in several ways, in addition to other criminal charges.
Dunne said Friday that the incident began when the police responded to a report from someone breaking glass in a street.
Koval became increasingly agitated as he interacted with the police and pulled a gun out of his house, which he fired at the officers, Dunne said.
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