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BOSTON (AP) -- The Latest on two Boston police officers shot while responding to a report of a person with a gun (all times local):
   6:15 a.m.

Authorities say nine officers are being treated for minor injuries, stress and trauma after a shootout left two Boston police officers wounded and a suspect dead.

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans said at an early Thursday news conference that officers were responding to a report of a person with a gun just after 11 p.m. Wednesday in East Boston when they came under fire.

Evans says the two wounded officers were hospitalized in "extremely critical condition." Their names have not been released. He said nine other officers were being treated at Tufts Medical Center.

Police initially asked residents in the East Boston neighborhood to shelter in place as they searched for a suspect. They later said the suspect was killed and

This story has been corrected to show that officers are in critical condition, not one in critical condition and the other in stable condition.

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   12:55 a.m.

Boston police say two officers have been shot and wounded and the suspect is dead.

Police say the officers were responding to a report of a person with a gun late Wednesday night in East Boston when they came under fire.

One of the officers was shot multiple times and is hospitalized in critical condition. The other officer is listed in stable condition. Their names have not been released.

Police initially asked residents in the East Boston neighborhood to shelter in place as they searched for a suspect. They later said the suspect was killed and the situation was under control.

Police Commissioner William Evans is asking the community to "please pray for our injured officers."
No other information was immediately available.

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   12:20 a.m.

Authorities say they've located a suspect wanted in connection with the shooting of two Boston police officers.

The Boston Police Department lifted a shelter-in-place order early Thursday, saying the scene was secure.

Authorities say the officers were responding to a report of a person with a gun late Wednesday night in East Boston when they came under fire. The extent of their injuries was not immediately known.

Police wrote on Twitter that as the scene unfolds, "we kindly ask our community members to pray for our injured officers."

Police have not released any additional information.
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   11:50 p.m.

Two police officers have been shot in Boston and a suspect is still on the loose.

Police say the officers were shot late Wednesday night. Their conditions were not immediately available. The officers were responding to a report of a person with a gun when they came under fire.

Police are asking residents of the East Boston neighborhood where the shooting happened to shelter in place as officers search the area for the suspect.

Police have not released any additional information.
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   11:45 p.m.

Two police officers have been shot in Boston and a suspect is still on the loose.

Police say the officers were shot late Wednesday night. Their conditions were not immediately available. It's unclear what led to the shooting.

Police are asking residents of the East Boston neighborhood where the shooting happened to shelter in place as officers search the area for the suspect.

Police have not released any additional information.

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