Police, DA Investigating Fatal Shooting of Campus Police Officer In Cambridge

For Immediate Release April 19, 2013
Contact: Press Office

CAMBRIDGE - Massachusetts State Police and Cambridge Police are investigating a fatal shooting this evening in Cambridge, Middlesex Acting District Attorney Michael Pelgro and Cambridge Police Commissioner Robert Haas announced this evening. 

An MIT campus police officer responding to a report of a disturbance in the area of Vasser and Main streets was reportedly shot.  According to authorities, the officer was found evidencing multiple gunshot wounds.  He was transported to the hospital and pronounced deceased.

Authorities launched an immediate investigation into the circumstances of the shooting.

There are no other victims.  No arrests have been made. The investigation remains ongoing. 

# # #


Current Releases

  • District Attorney Ryan Meets with Members of Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable Full Story
  • Man Held Pending Dangerousness Hearing in Connection with Leaving a Homemade Explosive Device Outsid Full Story
  • Middlesex Update: Safe Sleep Full Story
  • Stabbing Suspect Convicted of 2015 Cambridge Murder Full Story