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A shootout in Boston that left one man dead and a police officer in critical condition has some residents on edge.

There’s concern for Officer John Moynihan, 34, who was put in a medically induced coma after the shooting.

Officer John Moynihan, 34, was shot in the face during a traffic stop Friday night that ended when other officers fatally shot his attacker. (Boston Police Department)
Officer John Moynihan, 34, was shot in the face during a traffic stop Friday night that ended when other officers fatally shot his attacker. (Boston Police Department)

Police say the shooter, Angelo West, 41, launched an unprovoked attack. But West's death, as police fired back, has some black leaders racing to calm tensions.

WBUR's Martha Bebinger reports.

This segment aired on March 29, 2015.

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