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2 Suspects Wounded In Deputy-Involved Shooting In Hawaiian Gardens

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HAWAIIAN GARDENS (CBS) — Two suspects were wounded Thursday in a confrontation with sheriff’s deputies in Hawaiian Gardens, a sheriff’s department lieutenant said.

The detectives, who work in the narcotics division, were aided in the confrontation by a police officer from La Verne.

The shooting occurred at 3:25 p.m. at Horst Avenue and 216th Street, said Lt. John Hocking of the Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau.

The suspects suffered non-life threatening injuries, but no law enforcement personnel were hurt.

A car crash related to the confrontation was reported a short distance away.

(©2012 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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