Man Injured in Braintree Officer-Involved Shooting is Recovering in Hospital

A man in his 50s was shot and wounded by police just before 6 p.m. Saturday

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A man shot by police Saturday in Braintree, Massachusetts is recovering in South Shore Hospital, according to police.

Stephen Rizzo, 59, of Braintree's Logan Park apartment complex is expected to be arraigned "as soon as medically and logistically possible" on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

Braintree police responded to a 911 call for a report of an armed man in front of a residence in the 100s block of Grove Street around 5:33 p.m., the Norfolk County District Attorney said in a statement.

The DA says the man, who was the subject of the 911 call, was shot and wounded by police just before 6 p.m. He was taken to South Shore Hospital where his condition was not immediately available.

State police detectives, crime scene services and ballistic investigators all responded to the scene, where there is an assisted living home and a physical rehabilitation facility.

No one else was injured in the incident.

This is an active and ongoing investigation. The officer-involved shooting is under investigation by state police.

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