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Shooting in Monrovia leaves officer injured

March 30, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Authorities are looking into an early morning shooting in Monrovia that injured a local police officer. It happened just after midnight on the 500 block of Duarte Road.

According to authorities, officers were questioning a man suspected of breaking into cars, when the suspect opened fire on police.

"There was an armed confrontation with the suspect. Suspect fired rounds at officers. They in turn shot at the suspect," said Larry Lincoln on the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

No word though on the condition of the officer.

The suspect was also injured.

He is in critical condition.

 

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