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Buena Park officer-involved shooting injures suspect

An officer-involved shooting in Buena Park left a man wounded early Sunday morning, near the 5 Freeway.

December 11, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
An officer-involved shooting in Buena Park left a man wounded early Sunday morning.

It happened at Auto Center Drive and Orangethorpe Avenue, near the 5 Freeway.

Police say an off-duty officer was on his way to work when he witnessed a man and a woman arguing. When the officer tried to intervene, police say the man lunged at the officer and the officer opened fire.

The man then made a run for it but police later caught up with him. He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The woman was taken in for questioning.


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