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Parole agent shot; 210 Freeway closed amid search

January 4, 2012 |  1:56 pm

Parole Officer Shot, 210 Freeway Shut Down For Search of Suspect

A parole agent was shot in Lake View Terrace on Wednesday, authorities said, prompting law enforcement officials to close the 210 Freeway while they searched for the gunman.

The shooting occurred sometime after 1 p.m. KTLA News reported that a gunman was possibly holed up inside a house near the freeway. Aerial footage showed law enforcement vehicles surrounding a house.

Foothill Boulevard was also shut down.

Details of the shooting were unclear, and it's unknown if the assailant was a parolee.

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Photo: Emergency workers attend to wounded parole agent.

Credit: KTLA-TV Channel 5

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