WEYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) – Taylor Swift is helping ease the pain of a Massachusetts city mourning the recent loss of a police officer.READ MORE: Man Dies After Falling From Roof Of Building On South Park Fairground
Weymouth Mayor Robert Hedlund tells The Patriot Ledger that Swift donated “a significant number of tickets” to the town for her shows this weekend in Foxborough, which were distributed among city police officers.READ MORE: Jury Deliberations Continue In Trial Of Sheldon Jeter, Accused In Fatal Shooting Of His Friend Tyric Pugh
Weymouth Sgt. Michael Chesna was shot and killed while investigating a car crash July 15. The same person is also suspected of killing bystander Vera Adams.
Hedlund says there were enough to send “every police officer, firefighter and extended family to the concert, and then some.” The extras were passed on to other nearby police departments.MORE NEWS: Police: 1 Dead, Another Wounded After Shooting At Allegheny Commons East
Hedlund thanked Swift for the gesture on behalf of the town.