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Garden Grove police fatally shoot suspect

January 16, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
A robbery suspect was shot and killed by Garden Grove police Saturday evening, officials said.Officers arriving to a call of an armed robbery of a person near Harbor Boulevard and Westminster Avenue just after 5 p.m. spotted two suspects who ran in opposite directions.

One suspect went running across Harbor Boulevard and was hit by a car, but got back up and continued running through a gas station parking lot and then jumped over an 8-foot wall, officials said.

Police then opened fire in car wash parking lot. The suspect died at the scene. It was unclear if the suspect shot at police.

Authorities said a weapon was recovered at the scene.

No officers were injured.

Another suspect, a male Hispanic, fled and is being sought.

Anyone with information, including any on the driver of the car that struck a suspect, is asked to call Garden Grove police at (714) 741-5704.

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