Police Search For Second Suspect Involved In Dorchester Shooting

By Bill Shields, WBZ-TV

BOSTON (CBS) – A manhunt is still underway in Dorchester, following a shootout Wednesday that left one man dead, two police officers wounded and one suspect on the loose.

Twenty-year-old Roudy Hendricks was killed, after he allegedly opened fire on two undercover police officers.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Karen Twomey reports

Dorchester Shooting

It happened in the middle of the afternoon on a busy part of Dorchester Ave.

“I heard everything, and when I looked out the window, I saw all the police, and a man lying on the ground with blood pouring out of him,” said Yolanda Gonzalez, who works at a dental office not ten yards away.

Police have not identified the other suspect they’re still looking for, but a family friend of Hendricks said she couldn’t believe he’d open fire on police officers.

“They must not have identified themselves, ’cause I know he wouldn’t shoot at a cop,” said the unidentified friend.

Two years ago, Hendricks was arrested by Boston police after a chase. he was charged with illegal possession of a firearm.


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