Chesna was taken to South Shore Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Tully said Lopes shot the uniformed Chesna on Burton Terrace five times in the head after first knocking him down with a rock and another five times in the torso and legs. "We very much appreciated his service to the Weymouth Police Department", said Grimes.
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Weymouth Police Chief Richard Grimes described Chesna as a 42-year-old Iraq and Afghanistan War veteran who leaves behind a wife and two young children, ages 9 and 4.
He said Chesna's mother once told him "he joined the military to help open the doors to get on this job [as a police officer]".
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"He was just a great family man, he was a great officer", Grimes said.
Weymouth Police say in October 2017 Lopes sold cocaine to a minor and resisted arrest.
The identity of the woman shot in her home has not been released pending family notification. They chased him as he shot the gun three times, killing a female resident in her home, Connor said.
Chesna's body was transported from the hospital to the state medical examiner's office in Boston.
One neighbor said she heard between 10 and 20 gunshots during the incident. "It does happen everywhere".
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As the procession traveled, dozens of police saluted the vehicle carrying Chesna and police placed bouquets by the Weymouth Police Headquarters.
Law enforcement groups as close as the Boston Police Department and as far as ME are taking to social media to express their sadness.
The Norfolk District Attorney's Office says it can not release more information on the suspect's 'past court involvement ' prior to court Monday.
Authorities in MA say a police officer in Weymouth and an elderly woman were both killed during an attack involving the officer's own firearm.
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He never contacted authorities about the crash and refused to give a statement to police, once arrested, according to the charges. WABC reported the pair died from blunt force head trauma.