Mass. officer shot, killed during domestic dispute
Springfield police officer shot and killed marks the first line of duty death for the department since 1985
By PoliceOne Staff
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — A Springfield police officer was shot and killed Monday while responding to an apparent domestic dispute.
The Officer Down Memorial Page identified the officer as Kevin Ambrose, a 36-year veteran of the Springfield Police Department.
A flag at the department headquarters has been lowered to half-staff in mourning, and the death of Ambrose is the first fatal shooting of a Springfield officer since two were killed in November 1985, WWLP reported.
Police will hold a news conference Monday evening.
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