(Boston Globe) Who is the 33-year-old man who allegedly donned a bulletproof vest and opened fire with an assault rifle and handgun on police officers in East Boston?
The suspect, who was killed in the gun battle, was identified as Kirk Figueroa.
A Ford Crown Victoria with the name of a website, Elite Policing.org, was towed from the scene by police Thursday. The Globe has confirmed Figueroa is the person whose biography and photograph are posted on that website.
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The website, which includes a photo of Figueroa wearing a red beret, describes him as a founder of the “Code Blue Protection Group,” a security company that describes itself as “providing unique, high tech security services for a diverse range of international clients.”