Kidnapping

Man shot after escaping LAPD custody at USC hospital charged with rape, kidnapping of 15-year-old girl

Man shot after escaping LAPD custody at USC hospital charged with rape, kidnapping of 15-year-old girl

A man shot and wounded by a Los Angeles police officer this week after breaking away from officers during a medical examination has been charged with kidnapping and raping a 15-year-old girl — crimes that led to his initial arrest before the shooting, authorities said Friday.

Prosecutors charged Freddy Bailon with 10 felony counts, including committing lewd acts upon a child and using a knife to hold her hostage and protect himself from an arrest, according to a complaint filed Thursday. 

The complaint alleged Bailon, 36, had a “dating...

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