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