Monday, July 16, 2018

Murder of Weymouth Police Officer Michael Chesna

Murder of Weymouth Police Officer Michael Chesna --- ===

July 15, 2018 Murder of Weymouth Police Officer Michael Chesna Emanuel “Manny” Lopes is accused of crashing his car and then running away. Boston Globe (1) reports he was soon confronted by Weymouth police Officer Michael C. Chesna who responded to an "erratic driver" call (2) and found an unarmed Lopes allegedly throwing rocks at a Burton Terrace home. Chesna ordered Lopes to stop throwing stones, but bashed Chesna in the head with a stone, stole his firearm, and shot Chesna in the head and chest with his own gun. Another officer arrived and shot Chesna in the leg, who fled and accidentally shot 2 bullets into a sliding glass window least two bullets through the sliding glass door of a home, fatally wounding a bystander woman in her home with a "stray" bullet. Lopes has been arrested in September 2017 for vandalism at a dry cleaners, and charged with selling cocaine to minors. Police say they had fought with him before.  Chesna's father in law sees no motive “What the hell is he shooting him for?

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  • (1) Man accused of killing Weymouth officer, bystander will be arraigned ... Boston Globe   https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2018/07/16/man-accused-fatally-shooting-police-officer-and-woman-weymouth-arraigned/48xpo1dyvMSTKYdWfYiFKJ/story.html?
  • (2) Officer, bystander fatally shot near Boston - CNN - CNN.com https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/15/us/massachusetts-police-officer-shot/index.html responded to an "erratic driver" call about 7:30 a.m., police ..
  • Friends say Weymouth suspect struggled with mental health issues, tough family life Boston Globe https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2018/07/16/friends-say-weymouth-suspect-struggled-with-mental-health-issues-tough-family-life/ulukAxRPSHW8sLyOraX4uO/story.html By J.D. Capelouto GLOBE CORRESPONDENT  JULY 16, 2018  Before Emanuel Lopes allegedly shot and killed a police officer and a bystander in Weymouth, he was a high school student who struggled with mental health issues and a tough family life, according to people who know him.   sophomore year at Weymouth High School, he was in the waiting room of the guidance counselor’s office when he grabbed a pair of dull scissors and repeatedly stabbed himself in the neck, Donovan said.he was “unpredictable” — known to be aggressive, get in fights, and be involved with drugs. e Lopes is half-Irish, half-Cape Verdean, “he’s always been wicked confused about his identity,” 


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Officer, bystander fatally shot near Boston

CNN

Massachusetts police officer killed after attacked with rock, shot with own gun, officials say

Fox News

Here's what we know about the Weymouth officer shot, killed

WCVB Boston





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Here's what we know about the Weymouth officer shot, killed - WCVB-TV
www.wcvb.com/article/heres-what-we-know-about-the-weymouth.../22151016
A nearly six year veteran of the Weymouth Police Department was shot and killed during an incident Sunday morning on Burton Terrace behind South Shore Hospital. Weymouth Police Chief Richard Grimes confirmed 42-year-old Michael Chesna was rushed to the hospital, where we has later ...

Police officer, bystander shot, killed in Weymouth; suspect in custody
www.wcvb.com/article/weymouth-police-officer-bystander-shot-killed.../22150244
A Weymouth police officer was shot Sunday morning, and police describe the ... Chesnafell to the ground and Lopes took Chesna's gun and ...

Weymouth police officer Michael Chesna, bystander shot dead ...
https://www.cbsnews.com/.../weymouth-massachusetts-police-officer-michael-chesna-...
Authorities say Weymouth officer Michael Chesna was shot multiple times ... WeymouthPolice Chief Richard Grimes identified the shooting ...

Weymouth police officer, bystander die from gunshot wounds | Boston ...
https://www.boston.com/news/.../weymouth-police-officer-michael-chesna-fatally-shot
Weymouth officer Michael Chesna was shot multiple times by his own ... Weymouth Police Chief Richard Grimes said the shooting suspect, ...

Officer, civilian slain allegedly by suspect out on bail accused of using ...
www.bostonherald.com/.../officer_civilian_slain_allegedly_by_suspect_out_on_bail_...
 Emanuel “Manny” Lopes, 20, of Weymouth is due to be arraigned today ... in the deaths of officer Michael Chesna and a Weymouth woman. ... Officer, civilian slain allegedly by suspect out on bail accused of using cop's gun.

After Weymouth Police Officer Michael Chesna fatally shot, police ...
https://www.masslive.com/expo/news/erry-2018/.../after-weymouth-police-officer.htm...
 Police departments across Massachusetts offer condolences after fatal shooting ofWeymouth officer Michael Chesna.