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Police Shoot Attempted Murder Suspect

  • By David Barron

KNBC-TV, Channel 4, is reporting that an attempted murder suspect was shot during a gun battle with police who were serving a warrant for his arrest near Garfield High School Wednesday morning, police said.
The report said Monterey Park police were serving the warrant about 9:25 a.m. when they said the man, who was fleeing on a bicycle, opened fire on an officer's patrol car.
Police said the officer did not fire back, but continued to follow the gunman near Woods Avenue and Escuela Street, down the street from Garfield Senior High School, where a second shooting resulted with the suspect being hit, according to the Monterey Park Police Department.
The suspect, who was not identified, was taken to the hospital in unknown condition. Police said he is a known gang member.
No officers were injured.
Police say a gun was recovered at the scene.
Go to this link to see the Channel 4 Report.

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