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Off-Duty Police Officer Shot an 18-Year-Old Boy in the Arm While Trying to Apprehend Him

Gaone Pule
Jun 25, 2021
09:50 A.M.
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An off-duty Pawtucket police officer, Daniel Dolan was involved in a shooting in Greenwich on Wednesday and left a teen male driver injured following a chase.

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An off-duty police officer, Daniel Dolan, shot an 18-year-old boy in the arm while trying to apprehend him on June 23, the authorities said in a press release statement.

The Office of Attorney General, the Rhode Island State Police, and the West Greenwich Police Department are jointly investigating the shooting.

Pictured - An image of a black and white police vehicle | Source: Pexels

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The incident remains under active investigation by the Investigative Team. "Officer Dolan, off-duty and traveling home from a detailed assignment in Pawtucket, encountered a black Audi sedan occupied by a driver and two passengers on Route 95," said the police.

He then attempted to detain the vehicle driver in the parking lot of Wicked Good Pizza, located at 12 Nooseneck Hill Road, West Greenwich.

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In the moments during the interaction currently being investigated, Officer Dolan discharged his firearm, striking the driver in the arm.

The Audi driver was transported to Rhode Island Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The investigation is still ongoing; therefore, no additional information can be disclosed by the authorities.

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Chief Richard Ramsay shared they, along with Rhode Island State Police, responded to a report of shots fired on Nooseneck Hill Road.

Ramsay said he learned Officer Dolan opened fire at an 18-year-old teen from West Greenwich in the arm. Authorities did not immediately reveal their names.

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Surveillance footage shows Officer Dolan's pickup truck follow a black Audi into a parking lot before he steps out and reaches for his weapon, and appears to wave it at the moving car.

It was his police firearm. While the teen got off with an arm injury, passengers in the car were reportedly not injured from the incident. Officer Dolan has been placed on administrative leave as a result of the shooting.

Pictured - An image showing two police officers talking to a man wearing a black leather jacket | Source: Pexles

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On Monday, June 21, a veteran police officer and a bystander were gunned down in a Denver suburb by a man who expressed hatred towards law enforcement officials.

The authorities described the shooting as a targeted attack. The investigation is still ongoing, but Police Chief Link Strate said officer Gordon Beesley was targeted because he was wearing an Arvada police uniform and a badge. He was a 19-year veteran of the department.

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