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Springfield police officer killed

Father of 2 served on force for 38 years

SPRINGFIELD — A veteran officer of the Springfield Police Department was shot to death Monday after­noon while responding to a call about a domestic dispute ­between a woman and her former boyfriend, police said.

The man, a correctional officer from New York, then shot his former girlfriend and took his own life, police said. The woman ­remained in critical condition Monday night.

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