LANCASTER (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials say two undercover deputies shot and wounded a masked man who allegedly tried to rob them using a BB gun in Lancaster.
Lt. Victor Lewandowski says the deputies were in an unmarked car when the suspect knocked on the front driver-side window with the gun Tuesday evening.
Lewandowski says the deputies, fearing for their lives shot the suspect through the window.
The man managed to run about a block before collapsing. He was then taken to a hospital for surgery. His condition wasn’t immediately known early Wednesday and his name wasn’t released.
Investigators believe the man intended to rob the deputies.
The deputies were not hurt.
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