LOS ANGELES (AP) – Authorities say a Los Angeles County sheriffs deputy shot and wounded a carjacking suspect who allegedly stabbed the vehicle’s driver.
Deputy Lillian Peck says the shooting happened late Saturday in the Willowbrook area as deputies were trying to detain the suspect.READ MORE: No Apology From Department After 5-Year-Old Boy Bitten By South Pasadena Police K9 Tuesday At National Night Out Event
Peck says the man refused to remove his hands from inside a duffle bag. A deputy opened fire when the suspect raised the bag and pointed it as if there was a gun inside.
The suspect was hospitalized in stable condition.READ MORE: Street Racing Likely To Blame For Deadly Burbank Wreck That Killed 3 Bystanders
The condition of the stabbing victim is unknown.
Peck says the instrument used in the stabbing was recovered at the scene.MORE NEWS: LAPD Announces Arrest Of Man Who Placed Molotov Cocktails On MTA Platform
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