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2 officers hurt in Inglewood standoff as gunman holds 2 hostages


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2 officers hurt in Inglewood standoff as gunman holds 2 hostages

  1. 1. 2 officers hurt in Inglewood standoff as gunman holds 2 hostages The daughter, believed being concerning 14, reportedly received the cut if the man attemptedto drag her from the hair. "It's a new shame," he said. Late Wednesday, the actual suspect surrendered to authorities and the two hostages had been giving statements to always be able to police, an official with most the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said. The gunman ended up being described as 45 years old and creating a criminal history, said Lt. Your Woman stated she found the female officer stagger down the road and then collapse. He created absolutely no specific demands, based on police. the 70-year-old Maye stood with 5th avenue as well as 104th Street upon Wednesday night, watching his neighbors becoming escorted out of the area by officers. When officers first arrived about the scene shortly after noon, your shooter opened fire via inside your residence and police fired back, authorities said. "I saw the panicked brother scream at law enforcement officers: 'Please get my sister out of that house, please obtain my sister out of that house,'" Edwards said. She ran outside along with noticed a man dragging her 14-year-old neighbor into the house. Shortly after, Edwards heard the barrage associated with gunfire. Oscar Mejia in the Inglewood Police Department. Dave Dolson with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. One neighbor, whom failed to want being identified, said she has been cooking when she heard screaming with regards to 12:30 p.m. A male officer has been shot when inside the chest but was "saved by simply his bulletproof vest," stated Lt. He was pulled out with the collection involving fire through some other officers whom had swarmed the scene within the 10700 block of 5th Avenue. A female officer has been injured when the lady apparently fell from the wall whilst attempting to aid the particular officer who had been struck within the chest, Mejia said. the officer who had been shot has been receiving treatment Wednesday night as well as was in excellent condition, police said. Lopez contributed to this report. Also Inglewood home, police say history, police say Two females being held hostage inside Inglewood gunman features a criminal Inglewood shooting: A Range Of residents evacuated
  2. 2. as standoff continues As officers went door-to-door evacuating residents, crisis negotiators talked towards the gunman on the cellphone. "I thought: God, what precisely is going on," he said. Several neighbors said they were preparing pertaining to Thanksgiving if the commotion erupted. An elderly woman that lives over the street had been cooking a new pie each time a bullet whizzed through your ex front door. Another neighbor, Kimberly Edwards, was on the woman's behalf approach to the shop to end up being able to pick up provides for Thursday's dinner when your woman noticed numerous police officers and a man pleading along with these to rescue his sister, who he explained had been getting held captive within the house. The dramatic incident unfolded in the typically quiet block associated with well-kept, single-family homes after the suspected gunman had been seen attempting to drag any screaming teenage girl from the hair, according to law enforcement authorities and also witnesses. The hostages were the actual suspect's girlfriend as well as the girl daughter, authorities said. An Additional officer found her aid along with carried the girl away, the girl said. "There were thus many gunshots, oh my God, it was as if you were inside a war zone," the girl said. 2 officers harm in Inglewood standoff as gunman holds 2 hostages - Walter Maye mentioned he heard about 15 gunshots. Each officers have been with the department no less than ten years. Times staff writers Ari Bloomekatz, Kate Linthicum as well as Robert J. Your Woman was handled in a hospital along with released