LYNWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a homicide suspect in a stolen car was wounded during a shootout with California Highway Patrol officers that shut down a Los Angeles-area freeway.
The CHP says the exchange of gunfire occurred during a standoff after the officers stopped to help a disabled vehicle on Interstate 105 in Lynwood and realized the occupant was wanted for a homicide.
ABC 7 says paramedics were seen performing chest compressions on the wounded suspect, who was then placed in an ambulance. His condition wasn’t immediately known. Lanes were eventually reopened.