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Tag: u.s. deputy marshals

2 Deputy U.S. Marshals and Cop Shot and Wounded in St. Louis

UPDATE: Tuesday, 5:36 p.m. — Authorities have identified the dead suspect as Carlos Boles, 36, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The fugitive search team was trying to arrest him on a warrant for allegedly assaulting a city police officer and drug possession stemming from an October incident. Boles opened fire Tuesday morning and was shot by some in  law enforcement.

By Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

Two deputy U.S. marshal along with a police officer were shot and wounded Tuesday morning around 7 a.m. while trying to make an arrest in St. Louis, according to Fox2 Now. The man suspected of shooting the law enforcement people was killed.

The Marshals Service issued an apology, saying it incorrectly stated that one of the deputy marshals was killed, the TV station reported. He is in critical condition.

It was the second time in weeks that deputy Marshals had been shot.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch  reported that the deputy marshal was listed in critical condition in the St. Louis shooting and the other was in fair condition. The paper reported that the St. Louis officer suffered a graze wound “after his bullet-resistent vest apparently turned a bullet aside.” The officer suffered additional injuries when he fell after being shot.

The paper reported that the suspect was also shot, and there appeared to be a standoff or hostage situation at the home. Fox2 Now reported around 10:30 a.m. that the suspect was dead.

On Feb. 16, one deputy Marshal was shot and killed and two others were wounded while try to serve a warrant in West Virginia.