A Boston cop was shot in the face during a traffic stop last night.

After Officer John Moynihan pulled over “suspected gang members,” a gun fight occurred, leaving him in a coma and the shooter dead.

Daily Mail reports:

Officer John Moynihan, 34, was attacked when he pulled over suspected gang members in Boston, Massachusetts, on Friday evening.

The suspect, identified as 41-year-old Angelo West, was shot dead by other officers at the scene in Boston on Friday evening after he opened fire. A female bystander was shot in the arm.

The city’s police commissioner William Evans told the press that Moynihan is expected to recover. Moynihan, who was shot just below his eye, was given a medal of bravery for his involvement in a shootout with the Boston Bombing suspects back in 2013.

We pray for Moynihan’s recovery.


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