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    Suspect wanted in stalking case shot and injured by Placentia police in Fullerton
    • April 26, 2023

    A suspect wanted in connection to a stalking case was shot by a Placentia police detective in Fullerton on Tuesday, officials said.

    The incident happened around 5:52 p.m. on the 3200 block of Yorba Linda Boulevard. Placentia Police Sgt. Joe Connell said detectives attempted to make contact and detain the suspect when the officer-involved shooting occurred. No detectives were injured.

    The 39-year-old suspect was hospitalized and is expected to survive, said Connell. Details on whether the suspect was armed or what prompted the shooting were not immediately made available. Police said the incident was still under investigation.

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    ​ Orange County Register