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Police Surveillance Unit Shoots Suspect

Los Angeles | IN BRIEF / VAN NUYS

September 10, 2004|From Times Staff Reports

A Los Angeles police detective wounded a burglary suspect after unmarked police cars halted the getaway vehicle Thursday.

Detectives with the Special Investigation Section had followed three suspects, two men and a woman, for a mile after a residential burglary, said police Sgt. Catherine Plows. At Oxnard Street and Woodman Avenue, three police vehicles surrounded the car and a detective fired one round, hitting a passenger in the midsection. He is expected to survive.

The other two suspects were arrested. No weapon was recovered.

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