VIA| A Massachusetts police officer was fired upon while in his vehicle, which then later caught on fire.
Here are the details so far.
Mass. State Police responded to Millis after shots were fired at a cruiser Wednesday.
State police were on scene after a cruiser was struck just before 3 p.m. They later tweeted saying that their Air Wing responded as well along with detectives and ballistic units.
SkyFOX flew over Forest Road the scene on Forest Road. Police said in a release that cruiser was shot at and then crashed before catching fire.
Police say the suspect is a white man who is driving a dark colored, possibly maroon, pickup. They believe he was the only person in the truck and headed to Medfield.
This is yet another horrifying example of violence toward police officers in what has become a rash of attacks aimed at law enforcement professionals.