A suspect in a Massachusetts shooting was killed in a gunfire exchange with U.S. Marshals early Friday in New York City, according to three law enforcement sources.
Deputies were in the Bronx when they were searching for a suspect believed to be linked to shooting a State Trooper in Massachusetts last month during a traffic stop, the sources said, based on preliminary information.
Two U.S. Marshals and a detective with the New York Police Department sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the shootoutthat broke out at approximately 5:30 a.m., NBC New York reported.
The NYPD said one federal officer was shot in the thigh and elbow, and the other was wounded in the leg, the station reported.
The NYPD officer was injured in the leg, but was not shot, police said.
Law enforcement officials said the officers were in stable condition and were hospitalized at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, according to the station.
On Nov. 20, a 28-year-old State Trooper was shot in the right hand during a traffic stop in Hyannis, a village in Cape Cod, NBC Boston reported.
The officer was hospitalized at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he was released three days later, police said.
Police in Massachusetts said the alleged gunman was Andre Sterling, who faces charges for firearm possession, armed assault with intent to murder and other crimes.
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