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Weymouth Police Department
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Police Officer Michael Chesna was shot and killed by a suspect that crashed a vehicle and fled on foot. Officer Chesna discovered the suspect vandalizing a home near the crash scene. The suspect attacked Officer Chesna with a stone and struck him in the head. He was then able to disarm Officer Chesna and he fatally shot him. The stray bullets also killed a woman in a nearby home. Officer Chesna is the 33rd law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the second officer fatality from the state of Massachusetts in 2018.