Dic Donohue thanked the first responders who saved his life after he was injured in the Watertown shootout with the Boston Marathon Bombers during his retirement announcement.
The MBTA officer – now sergeant – was hit in the leg during the mayhem in East Watertown on April 19, 2013 when Watertown Police and other law enforcement fought it out with the Tsarnaev brothers.
Watertown firefighters attended to Donohue even as the scene remained precarious and got him to Mount Auburn Hospital, where he recovered despite losing a massive amount of blood.
On Wednesday, Donohue announced the would be retiring from the MTBA Police. He still suffers a great deal of pain, according to the report form WCVB Channel 5. Donohue plans to teach criminal justice courses at a local college.