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Falmouth Police Officers Shot - Update 7/30/18

Falmouth Shooting Update 7/30/18


District Attorney Michael O’Keefe and Falmouth Police Chief Edward Dunne announced today that at approximately 5:25 pm Falmouth Police were called to an area on Seacoast Shores Blvd for a disturbance in the street. 

They encountered the suspect, Malik Antonio Koval (DOB 5-15-97) breaking bottles in the street. As they tried to engage him he became agitated, and ran into the home at 2 Ashley Drive. Two individuals, Marcus Maseda (DOB 11-16-99) and Kimberly M. Koval (DOB 6-8-80) tried to interfere with the officer’s efforts to follow Koval. 

Koval produced a gun and began shooting at the officers. It appears from ballistic evidence that the shots were fired within the house. Police returned fire striking Koval several times. He was med-flighted to a Boston area hospital where he remains in custody, in stable condition. 

Officer Don DeMiranda was shot in the chest; however the bullet was stopped by his vest. A second round hit him in the shoulder area. He is in good condition at a local hospital. 

Officer Ryan Moore was struck in the neck area causing a grazing wound. He was treated and released from Falmouth Hospital. 

Kimberly Koval and Marcus Maseda were arrested and charged with obstruction of justice; assault and battery on a police officer; and interfering with the duties of a police officer. 

The matter remains under investigation by State Police detectives assigned to the District Attorney’s Office and the Falmouth Police.

THE LATEST - 7/30/18  4:30 P.M.

In a statement today Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe says two people living in the house with Koval were arraigned Monday morning in Falmouth District Court for actions they took when police were trying to talk to Koval.

18 year old Marcus Maseda and 38 year old Kimberly Koval were both charged with assault and battery on a police officer, intimidation of a witness/police officer and interfering with the duties of a police officer.

Each of them posted $7500 bail and were released pending a pre-trial hearing on August 22, 2018.

Suspect Malik Antonio Koval was shot several times Friday and is recovering at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. He will be arraigned from his hospital bed  on Tuesday, July 31st.

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