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Robbery suspect wounded by LAPD officers

A robbery suspect was critically wounded when he was shot Thursday morning in a confrontation with Los Angeles police who had watched him as he allegedly robbed a check-cashing store in San Fernando, authorities said.

Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department's Special Investigation's Section tried to apprehend the man at a condo complex after they saw him leave the check-cashing store in the 12900 block of Foothill Boulevard, police said. The officers had gathered information that the armed suspect was believed to have taken $900 from the store, said Capt. Kevin McClure, commander of the LAPD's Robbery-Homicide Division.

During the confrontation at the condo complex, several officers fired rounds, striking the suspect. McClure declined to provide details about the shooting, citing an investigation into the incident.

The man was taken to a local hospital and underwent surgery. His name and age were not released.

--Joel Rubin.
Comments () | Archives (5)

i wonder why the police won't give us the name of the suspect?

I’m really disappointed with the detectives from S.IS. on this one. Usually, these suspects are hauled away by the coroner in a meat wagon with half their heads missing, or their insides hanging out. Here comes more taxpayer dollars to medically treat, house and prosecute these guys. Oh well, better luck next time.

A. Miller...don't forget the lawsuit that will undoubtedly be brought by this knucklehead and his family....another expense to the city...

They won't release his name cus they are wrong for wat they did. I kno him personally and he wouldn't hurt a damn fly.

Two Cents- Thank you for ruining my breakfast- But seriously, I forgot how spineless the city is when it comes to lawsuits. They'll probably float him a nice half a million just to avoid a trial.


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