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L.A. police officer shoots suspect in North Hollywood

January 4, 2012 |  2:54 pm

A Los Angeles police officer shot and wounded a suspect Wednesday in North Hollywood, authorities said.

The officer, who was not immediately identified, was in the 5200 block of Colfax Avenue shortly before 2 p.m. when he encountered a suspect and became involved in a shooting.

The condition of the suspect was not immediately available nor did police discuss the exact circumstances that led to the shooting and the number of shots fired by the officer.

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-- Andrew Blankstein

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