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Three US Marshals are injured and fugitive is shot dead in early morning Bronx shootout

BREAKING NEWS: Three US Marshals are injured and fugitive is shot dead in early morning Bronx shootout

  • Andre K. Sterling was shot dead on Friday morning in a shootout with police
  • Sterling, 35, shot a state trooper in the hand on November 20 in Cape Cod 
  • He then fled Massachusetts for New York City 
  • On Friday, Sterling was traced to an address in the Bronx
  • Police went to arrest him but he and one other suspect opened fire
  • The other suspect was wounded and was taken to the hospital with the cops  

Three US Marshals have been injured and a fugitive is dead after a shoot out in the Bronx on Friday. 

Andre K. Sterling, 35, has been on the run for two weeks after shooting a state trooper in the hand during a traffic stop in Cape Cod. 

On Friday morning, US Marshals tracked him to a property in the Bronx where they planned to carry out an arrest warrant.

Andre K. Sterling, 35, has been on the run for two weeks after shooting a state trooper in the hand during a traffic stop in Cape Cod

Instead, Sterling opened fire, wounding all three of the cops before being shot dead. 

On November 20, Sterling shot state trooper John Lennon, 28, in the hand during a traffic stop in Hyannis on Cape Cod. 

He then fled for New York City. 

Police in Massachusetts issued an alert for him and warned the public that he was armed and dangerous. 

The US Marshals who were injured were all taken to Jacobi Hospital on Friday morning to be treated for their injuries. 

A second suspect was also taken to the hospital on Friday morning. 

No other information has been released about that person.

The scene in the Bronx on Friday morning after the shootout

The scene in the Bronx on Friday morning after the shootout 

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