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Boston hospital shootout wounds deputy, prisoner

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A prisoner and a deputy sheriff were shot on Wednesday at a Boston hospital, according to police. Now the suspect is in custody.

Two deputy sheriffs brought the prisoner to Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary for treatment, said CBS. When they removed the handcuffs from the suspect, he started wrestling for the gun and a fight started, Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis said.

"He began to struggle for one of the deputy sheriff's guns. The two individuals fell to the floor, a round was fired and one of the deputy sheriffs suffered a gunshot wound to the leg."

The deputy sheriff was in serious condition, but he is expected to recover.

The other deputy sheriff shot the prisoner in the chest, critically wounding him. The inmate was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital. “His name has not been released,” said CBS News.

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