Boston officer shot, injured, in gunfire exchange with gang member

Boston officer shot; Gunfight leaves suspect wounded

By David Abel and Suzanne Smalley
The Boston Globe Staff 

BOSTON, Mass. — In another burst of city violence, a Boston police officer and an alleged gang member were wounded in an exchange of gunfire last night near an elementary school in Dorchester, authorities said.

Police officials identified the officer as Steve Romano, 41, a member of the youth violence strike force, who has served in the department since 1996.

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