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letters | after the marathon: feeling residual effects

Law-enforcement actions in capture of Marathon suspects are not above scrutiny

While inundating the public with stories about the courageous recoveries of victims of the tragic Boston Marathon bombing and with unhelpful details of the burial of suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the press has been strangely silent regarding the indiscriminant firing of weapons by some law-enforcement personnel during the capture of the suspects.

First, who fired the bullet on the night of April 19 that nearly killed MBTA Transit Police Officer Richard H. Donohue Jr.? Ballistic evidence has surely identified the responsible officer by now.

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