Sources say 3 U.S. marshals, one suspect wounded in Bronx shooting


According to three law enforcement sources, three U.S. marshals and a suspected gunman were injured in a Friday-early New York shooting.

Deputies were in the Bronx looking for a suspect who was suspected of being involved in the shooting of a state team in Massachusetts last month during a traffic stop, sources said, according to preliminary information.

He shot three American marshals in a wanted suspect in the Bronx.WNBC

Law enforcement officials said the shooting broke out at about 5 a.m., NBC New York reported.

During the shooting, the suspect was critically wounded and suffered non-life-threatening injuries to several U.S. marshals, officials said.

It is not clear how serious the injuries were, but law enforcement officials say the status of the American marshals is stable.

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According to the station, the American marshals were transported to a hospital at the Jacobi Medical Center in Bronx.

On November 20, a 28-year-old state soldier was shot with his right hand during a traffic stop in Hyannis, near Cape Cod, NBC Boston reported.

The officer was taken to a hospital in Massachusetts General Hospital, where he was released three days later, police said.

Massachusetts police say the alleged gunman was Andre Sterling, who is charged with murder and other crimes for possession of a firearm, armed assault.

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