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Handcuffed suspect wounds LAPD veteran with gun hidden in pants



By Andrew Blankstein and Richard Winton
The Los Angeles Times

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — A man who was handcuffed by police during an early morning arrest Monday in the Westlake district of Los Angeles managed to reach for a gun hidden in his pants and opened fire, seriously wounding a veteran officer, according to several LAPD sources familiar with the investigation.

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