Boston (CBS) – Brockton Police Officer who was four times He was discharged Thursday evening from the hospital on Friday.
The unidentified officer was wearing his Kevlar jacket when he was shot while responding to a shooting outside a home on Taber Street around 5:45 p.m. He was taken to Boston Medical Center where the confrontation with the gunman began.
The officer spent the night in the hospital receiving treatment for non-life-threatening injuries, according to Plymouth County District Attorney Tim Cruz, and returned home Friday morning.
After nearly four hours of negotiations Thursday night, the gunman walked out and shot himself, Cruz said. He was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
He was identified on Friday as 32-year-old Kevin Serpa. Authorities said he was living in the house on Taber Street.
During the incident on Thursday evening, another man was found shot dead in an SUV that was parked near the house. He was later identified as 28-year-old Christopher Gomez from Brockton.
Massachusetts State Police and Brockton Police continue to interview witnesses and review video surveillance. The attorney general’s office said in a statement on Friday that this did not appear to be an act of indiscriminate violence.