Suspect Shot By Police Officers in Santa Ana

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SANTA ANA (CNS) - A man allegedly armed with a handgun was shot by police officers during a traffic stop in Santa Ana, authorities said today.

Officers stopped a vehicle occupied by two men at about 6:40 p.m. Friday in the 500 block of South Rosewood Avenue, the Santa Ana Police Department reported.

``During the traffic stop, officers encountered a subject armed with a handgun and an officer-involved shooting occurred,'' the department said in a statement. The suspect suffered gunshot wounds to his upper and lower torso. Paramedics rushed him to a hospital, where he was listed in stable condition. The other occupant and officers were not injured. Santa Ana police homicide detectives urged anyone with information about the shooting to call them at 714-245-8390 or Orange County Crime Stoppers at 855-847-6227.

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