U.S. Deputy Marshal Shoots Federal Prison Escapee In Hollywood

The man wounded by a U.S. deputy marshal in Hollywood today was an escapee from a federal prison, authorities said.

The shooting occurred about 11:50 a.m. at Sunset Boulevard and Wilton Place, according to Officer Gregory Baek of the Los Angeles Police Department's Media Relations office.

Paramedics transported the suspect to a hospital, and no other injuries were reported.

The man's wounds did not appear to be life-threatening, Brian Valladares of the U.S. Marshal's Office said.  More...

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