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Police Say Boston Suspect Wanted To Behead An Officer

According to The Boston Globe, the knife-wielding man that police shot and killed in Boston yesterday wanted to behead a police officer.

Usaama Rahim had been under 24-hour surveillance by anti-terrorism officers. His family says he was shot in the back as he was on his way to work.

Fred Thys has been covering this story for Here & Now contributor station WBUR, and joins host Jeremy Hobson with details.

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The knife police recovered from the scene (Courtesy BPD)
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The knife police recovered from the scene (Courtesy BPD)