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Officer wounded, suspect killed in Azusa shootout

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Posted at 8:50 AM, Feb 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-17 11:50:04-05

AZUSA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer has been wounded and a suspected gunman killed in a shootout in Azusa.

Authorities say police were investigating a report of a stolen vehicle at about 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Los Angeles suburb when a man opened fire and wounded the officer, who fired back and killed him.

A second suspect was taken into custody at the scene.

The officer is in stable condition after surgery and is expected to recover.