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Police officers caught in gunfire in Roxbury

Shootout halts area, but no one is wounded

In a brazen burst of violence, two groups of men exchanged gunfire at a busy Roxbury intersection Tuesday afternoon, with one man aiming his gun at a responding police officer.

The officer shot at the suspect, and the man ran away, author­ities said.

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