UPDATE: Woburn Police Officer DeNapoli Shot, Four Corners Shut Down [VIDEO]

Residents in the area have been told to lock their doors and windows as a manhunt continues.

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(Editor's Note: This story was updated at 2:48 p.m.)

A manhunt is underway for suspects involved in the shooting of a Woburn police officer at Musto Jewelers at the Four Corners intersection, according to police.

Patrolman Robert DeNapoli was taken to Lahey Clinic where his condition is currently under evaluation, according to Steve Danehy, director of media relations for the hospital. 

The Four Corners intersection remains closed and a command center has been set up there by the Middlesex Sheriff’s office. Police officers are also searching door-to-door in the neighborhood.

SWAT teams, state police and police from surrounding communities, including Wakefield, Lexington, Billerica, Burlington, Waltham, Lincoln and Wilmington are at the scene.

Initial reports say there was a gunfight between police and three or more suspects shortly after 11 a.m on Tuesday. The jewelry store is located on the second floor of a strip mall at 186 Cambridge Rd.

One of the suspects was reportedly shot and apprehended near 180 Lexington St. Another suspect may have been apprehended near the intersection of Cambridge Road and South Bedford Street.

Police are advising people who live in the area to lock their doors. Two schools in the area  -- the Joyce School (grades 6-8) and the Reeves School (grades K-5) are in lock down. Students are not in the buildings as school doesn’t start until later in the week, but teachers and support staff are there.

A K-9 team reportedly found a mask near the scene.

There are reports that one of the suspects was taken to Lahey Clinic by ambulance for a gunshot wound to the abdomen. 

Rick Capobianco, an eyewitness at the scene, said he heard three gunshots, then a pause, and then another three gunshots: one which may have ricocheted off a nearby building.

Patch will update this story as more information becomes available. 

Krista Guenin September 06, 2011 at 03:47 PM
oh dear! praying everyone will be ok!
Lisa Charland September 06, 2011 at 04:49 PM
alison mccomiskey September 06, 2011 at 05:35 PM
I have known Bob forever, what a great guy! I hope they catch these ppl immediately!!!! Thinking of the entire DeNapoli/McFague family!!!
Judy Gosselin September 06, 2011 at 05:40 PM
Prayers go out to this family!
Angela DeRosa September 06, 2011 at 05:52 PM
I hope they catch those jerks! I hope they get whatever they deserve.. hearts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Bob DeNapoli!
Athena September 06, 2011 at 05:54 PM
I hope they catch them.. My prayers are with the officers family
Keith Anderson September 06, 2011 at 06:49 PM
Irene September 06, 2011 at 07:40 PM
My thoughts and Prayers are with the Officer and his family!! Hope they catch those creeps!!
Jean September 06, 2011 at 09:21 PM
This is outrageous. Another one of our police officers shot. My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. It's time we send a message to these people that have no problem shooting and killing our officers and that is life in prison with absolutely no chance of parole.
CJ September 06, 2011 at 09:44 PM
Our thoughts and prayers are going out to Officer DeNapoli and family.
elliemarciano September 06, 2011 at 11:25 PM
Our prayers go out to the DeNapoli Family
Kandi Sergi September 07, 2011 at 01:11 AM
Sending out my thoughts and prayers to Officer DeNapoli and his family. To all the other Officers, thank you for doing such a great job. These people need to be caught and and locked away for life. Keep up the good work.
Juice September 07, 2011 at 03:06 PM
My thoughts and prayers go out to Officer DeNapoli and his family, also to his fellow brave men and women of the Woburn Police Department. Hopefully the suspect in custody will do the right thing and tell the police who his partners in crime are, so that our streets can be a little safer. Hopefully Officer DeNapoli will make a full and speedy recovery.


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