2nd of two Mass. officers shot during domestic disturbance call goes home
Officer William Cushing, Jr. and Officer Matthew Donahue are expected to make a full recovery
By Suzie Ziegler
BRAINTREE, Mass. — The second Massachusetts officer who was shot last weekend is on the road to recovery.
According to WHDH, Officer William Cushing, Jr. was released from the hospital Friday, about a week after he and Officer Matthew Donahue were shot multiple times while responding to a domestic violence call. Cushing and Donahue, who was discharged last week, are both expected to make a full recovery.
Cushing left the hospital to an escort of fellow police officers and his police K-9 family, Braintree Police said.
Cushing’s K-9 partner, Kitt, died in the shooting, according to WHDH.
Officer William Cushing Jr. escorted home from the hospital one week after being shot in a shootout in #Braintree. His K9 Kitt was killed in the incident. People lining the street in front of town hall @7News pic.twitter.com/CgX46RjULk— Emily Pritchard (@emilyjpritch) June 11, 2021