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2 U.S. marshals, NYPD detective wounded; California fugitive killed
2 U.S. marshals, NYPD detective wounded; California fugitive killed

A suspected child molester from the San Diego area who had been a fugitive for two years was killed in a shootout in New York City on Monday that also left three law enforcement officials wounded, officials said. Two U.S. marshals and a New York Police Department detective on a U.S. marshals' fugitive task force were hospitalized after being shot in the West Village after trying to "engage" a suspect, Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said. At a news conference held at Bellevue Hospital, Bratton said the bulletproof vest worn by the police detective who was shot probably saved his life. The detective and two marshals were in stable condition after being shot. The...

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