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Cops shoot suspect trying to flee in Lynwood

March 18, 2010 12:39:57 AM PDT
An investigation is under way into a shooting involving police on the 11300 block of Virginia Avenue in Lynwood early Thursday morning.Police said officers saw a vehicle just after 2 a.m. that matched the description of one used in an armed robbery. When they pulled it over, the driver tried to escape.

Officers shot the suspect, but events leading up to the shooting have not been released.

The suspect is hospitalized in stable condition. Both he and a male passenger were taken into police custody. No officers were hurt.

Police recovered two loaded handguns from the car.

The L.A. County Sheriff's Department is now investigating.


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