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. 

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