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not showing their guns when the suspect fired at them and the to his own injuries. they why going after a dangerous drug felon and had him cornered in a car in his dorchester neighborhood. when police say 27-year-old fired. >> unprovoked again with our officers not having their weapons out, from what i understand he was shot. >> reporter: shot with a highly decorated 9 year veteran of the force and member of the drug unit. forces say at the least 6 shots were fired from a high velocity handgun. >> and in our minds he's hero he is out there doing god's work. >> reporter: a serious injury to the left leg he tried to use his tourniquet to stop the bleeding on the potentially life threatening injury. >> he tried to do it because
fellow officer tied it off>> reporter: police say they had their high on headley for a heeling drugs. >> we are -- selling drugs. that's wrong. >> reporter: the commissioner and boston mayor at his bedside he was thinking what have went down. >> i think he is gratified that his officers were able to apprehend you know you never lose the cop in you. he is happy we got the guy and the person responsible. >> reporter: officers were able to tackle the suspect and grab the gun. and the commissioner is commending them for the restraint they used in this case. now boston police have received new training and how to usetourniquets and have been issued one of their own that could have saved the officer's life. reporting live from outside boston medical center. beth germano. >> thank you. the attack on boston police officers clearly was brazen and violent. >> all of this happening in broad daylight.
hager live on the scene right now with a closer look at how this all unfolded. >> reporter: well david, this isunnerving to say the least for neighbors some coming home right now to find the streets are blocked off in the area around mount bowdoin where this happened even though it's been hours since the shots were fired. the sound of gunshots is not something you shake easily it rattled elaine. >> at first i thought it was firecrackers and i heard two more shots and got up and looked out and seen police going back and forth. >> reporter: those shots followed by a foot chase through the neighborhood behind gary bell's home. >> i heard the police creaming police and telling him to stop but kept on running. >> reporter: in a section of geneva corners residents say has been safe in recent years, except for some problems on mount bowdoin terrace where the
>> we have-- fired. >> we have heard from the police officers there's been a couple arrests and drug things happening. >> i can't get home. school is on lock down and can't pick up kids. >>reporter: unnerving for neighbors with a message for police. >> thank him for being there things quiet here. and we hope that he recovers really quickly. >> reporter: if you talk to people in this residential area, they say that the community does have a reputation for high crime but they say this section of people who live here has felt safe for years and it's been quiet and that changeed when they heard the -- changed when they heard the gunshots. in dorchester christina hager wbz news now back to you. >> thank you. the man accused of the shooting has a long crim in the history. >> dealing drugs just one thing that had grant headley in trouble we found that headley
against him since 2005. the i-team lauren leamanczyk is live with more on what we found here lauren. >> reporter: grant headley spent a lot of time here in the district court and we found a lot of cases involving the 27- year-old career criminal. it starts in 2005 with headley's first adult arrest charged with careying a firearm without a license. over the next decade he would find himself charged with crimes 10 times. while at least one of those was business missed others including drug possession attempt to distribute and assault and battery and several times where he illegally poe tested a -- possessed a firearm. in 2008 the court labeled him a armed career criminal and in 2009 he finds himself facing prison time again for drugs and guns.
that case, he served a five- year sentence. he was back on the street in april and as you heard the police commissioner say earlier today, boston police believe he was right back to his old ways involving himself in drugs and guns and leading him to today's situation. live in dorchester lauren laman check now back to you. >> thank you. once the call came in of shots fired and an officer down hear things just sort of escalated quickly. >> the entire incident you will hear it now as it is happening on police dispatch scanners. take a listen. >> shots fired at bowdoin terrace. going to be a officer shot mount bowdoin terrace. >> [audio not understandable] >> what's the cross street. >> i am at 33 mount bowdoin
>> okay sir help is on the way. >> beth mentioned the officers who got this were quick to catch the suspect and help the officer who was down. >> they put now training into practice using a tourniquet to save the officer's life. >> our officers are equipped with tourniquets and they were officer. >> this is part of a new pilot program that was launched just in june after seeing just how many tourniquets saved lives on the day of the boston marathon bombings. boston police trained their officers to proper hi use them and that training may have saved the life of their own today. now the mayor and police commissioner using today's shooting to again address gun violence. >> both of them just returned from the white house where they supported president obama's executive order on gun control. >> there's way too many guns wrong people. street. we are working very hard boston police department took 800 guns off the street last year to a
guns. >> the officer in boston was targeted hours after an officer in philadelphia was shot in the >> >> a police officer was also assassinated someone i am up to him in a cruiser am burned and fired 13 times noof cruiser -- into the cruiser this is a country. it cannot stand. >> man who ambush the philadelphia officer says he did it for islamic state. the officer was shot 13 times sitting at a red light and tonight the chilling new images of the attackch man walking right up to the cruiser with his gun drawn putting his arm through the window and opens fire. >> the officer is doing okay but we want to get to kenneth craig live with more on the troubling story. >> reporter: at this hour federal investigators and police here in philadelphia are
to find out how long he was planning this and if there's anything else. >> because this could have easily been a police funeral. >> reporter: surveillance photos show the gunman approaching officer jesse heartiness patrol car and another image shows the suspect reaching inside firing at point blank range and hitting the 33- year-old officer throw times. >> shots fired i am shot i am bleeding heavily. >> he exits the police vehicle and starts chase despite being injured. >> reporter: the suspect edward archer was arrested near the scene and later told police that he shot the officer in the name of islam. >> according to him he believes the defend laws that are contrary to the teaching of the quran. >> reporter: police say there's no indication the shooter was tired to a larger terror plot but the fbi and department of homeland security are now investigating. >> they are executing search warrants in his property in upper darby and southwest
where the shoot took place. >> reporter: authorities aar-- say archer has a criminal history and the gun used was stolen from a philadelphia police officer two years ago. officer hartnet was seriously injured but will be okay. and we are told the officer has a long road ahead of him including multiple surgeries but in all he is in good spirits. lisa david back to you. >> all right kenneth craig in philadelphia tonight and stay with wbz on the air and online for continuing coverage of this story. and turning now to the weather it locks like we are in for a -- looks like we are in for a bit of a roller coaster. we could see icy spots and eric initialer has -- fisher has been keeping a close eye on it. clouds building in. we have seen that cover all of southern new england and almost tonight. and temperatures not warm but many towns above freeing. -- freezing. we are watching the line the coast lined and boston and cape stay with regular drizzle tonight. but across the interior,
the freezing mark. and notice here the little speckled areas moving in off the ocean areas of driesel that form overnight tonight and tomorrow morning. enough to create icy surfaces. and be cautious if you are traveling. tomorrow morning a few snowflakes might mix in a lot of clouds cool temperatures and showers will start to increase as we head into the evening. in terms of the icy areas same idea here. get away from 95 just cold enough to create some freezing drizzle during the overnight hours and the first half of the day tomorrow. then we head to sunday and jumping into the 50s record highs and heavy rain and strong winds. we will talk about that end of the weekend coming up in a few minutes lisa. >> thank you. we have more breaking news tonight. mexican drug king pinning joaquin guzman is in custody known as el chapo and mexican marines captured him of a shoot out. he has been on the run for six months sense escaping a maximum security prison with a mile long underground tunnel. the.
worst week on a down node down almost 170 points and nasdaq and s&p with big sell office. wall street blames trouble in china and the plunging price of oil. for the week's heavy losses and we have much more to come at 5. >> coming up next an arrest in a violent case of road rage outside a busy mall. plus... >> half the time they impregnate a young white girl before they leave. >> maine's governor raising eyebrows with comments about drug dealers and the apology he made next. >> plus fast and dangerous. dash cam video capturing the flood hit california.
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and that suspect has now
been identified as mario roman. and he was in court just about an hour ago facing charges of not road rage but attempted murder. police say yesterday evening, near the south shore plaza, roman took his road rage out and took it over the top when he dragged another driver out of his car and stabbed him five times leaving him on the side of the road in front of the barnes and noble. several witnesses gave police a description of the car and partial license plates. it didn't take long for braintree police to find roman at his proper's home -- brother's home in somerset and he was arraigned an hour and half ago. and the victim was stabbed ace said earlier, that victim was stabbed not once or -- once or twice but he was stabbed 5 times and he had surgery just an hour and a half ago still in
so, roman is now being held on 125,000 dollars cash bail and that victim is still unidentified. that victim is struggling for his life. reporting live in quincy bill shield wbz news back to you. >> frightening. thank you. investigators now say there is a potential danger at beaches that we may never know was there. remember explode at salty brian beach last year in rhode island. investigators believe hydrogen build up around a coast guard cable and exploded and they say the same kind of cable may be buried under beaches, harbors and waterways in 12 different states and the coast guard says the only way to know what shape the cables are in is to actually dig them up. >> wow. incredible new video to show you tonight showing you how fast a flash flood can move in. look at this. dash camera is rolling. water and mud begin to move onto a california roadway. the driver is backing up to get away from it and the mud just keeps oncoming.
to a dry area. you can see how people can get trapped in the dangerous situations and the poor folks out west, man, they have been getting hammered and all because of el nino as we have been talking about. >> i am serious we have what series of storms this week but there's no end in sight to this right? for the foreseeable future. >> it's going to be busy for another week or so and there may be a break heading into february but we expect this. the point it gets lot of in the -- lost in the el nino conversations you see california the ugly scene and that's what you expect to see in a year like this. it is having bad consequences. >> almost every day. >> yes. and look at satellite picture. you can see the next couple storms lined up. storms very potent are going to move in farther north. so all the mud slides we have seen in southern california a lot of this activity central northern california where they will have flooding concerns a different areas different type of region you have less of that mud flow danger in the northern end of the state. look at our end of the country, we have got quiet conditions
that's fudge down the east coast. we call that -- funelling down the east coast and that's cold air damming. we have 30 to 40 degrees here and down the coastline colder air sinks down along the leading edge of the appalachian mountainrange and goes into the southeast. so in roanoke it's just as cold as in boston at 39 degrees and then the warmer sector is around parts of the ohio valley. eventually the warm air will move towards us this weekend. tonight looking at temperatures just above freezing for the coastline and southeastern massachusetts in the interior and very close to freezing. and so that's why we have an expectation for a few areas of freeing drizzle. you notice the speckled areas on a eastern wind off the atlantic enough moisture to cause icy spots. so perhaps some dpw crews will treat the roads if you are traveling use abundance of caution. tomorrow looks like today a lot of clouds and shower activity increasing heading into tomorrow evening and pretty cool temperatures. so looking at the overall
coastline we have the regular drizzle but inland it could freeze on contact even a few snowflakes in new hampshire and tomorrow morning. tomorrow's highs looks like today mainly in the 30s inland. 44 in boston and well into the 40s towards the south coast the cape and islands. sunday, bigger event. a larger storm system. we see heavy rain moving in in the morning pouring buckets for a while and the wind will rank up with the storm. eventually dragging in colder air for monday. so, let's tart with the different parts of the rainfall. one to two inches of rain very good bet all across the region. could be flosh flooding on the roads -- flash flooding on the roads during the heaviest downpours and wind side of the storm pretty strong gusts on sunday. here in red around the coast southeastern massachusetts 45 to 60-mile-per-hour gusts out a of the south, southeast. see the winds coming up off nantucket sound. gusty inland a little bit lower in terms of our peak wind amounts. looking towards temperatures and record highs very possible. we will be in the 50s in
records for the date. sad to say the warm air will go up to the border with canada and that means that for skiing no problems. by sunday, that rain will move northward and temperatures will spike into the lower 40s. then when we watch for next week, we have an alberta that phrase. a disturbance diving down across the great lakes and the energy will move towards the coast on wednesday. wednesday. right now it looks like this may develop a little bit too for significant snow here. the bigger snow is in maine but either way we will see some snowfall in the region. that's the next system to watch heading into next week. here's full accu-weather 7-day. colder air blows in on monday and we will see highs staying close to the freeze mark. moderation on tuesday. and that chance for snow on wednesday and then very cold late wednesday and into thursday about as cold as the two-day stretch we had to start this week. david and lisa back to you. >> all right thanks.
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