Multiple US marshals injured in Bronx shootout, 1 suspect killed

ROSA SANCHEZ and AARON KATERSKY
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Multiple US marshals injured in Bronx shootout, 1 suspect killed

Two U.S. marshals were injured in a shootout with a suspect in the Wakefield section of the Bronx, New York, Friday morning.

Shots were fired on Ely Avenue at around 5:30 a.m., police said.

The marshals were rushed to Jacobi Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. They are in stable condition, officials said.

One marshal was shot in elbow and thigh. The other was shot in the leg, officials said.

PHOTO: This poster, from the Massachusetts State Police, posted Nov. 24, 2020, shows Andre K. Sterling. Sterling, a suspect in the shooting of a state trooper in Massachusetts, was killed during a shootout with U.S. marshals in New York, Dec. 4, 2020. (Massachusetts State Police via AP)
PHOTO: This poster, from the Massachusetts State Police, posted Nov. 24, 2020, shows Andre K. Sterling. Sterling, a suspect in the shooting of a state trooper in Massachusetts, was killed during a shootout with U.S. marshals in New York, Dec. 4, 2020. (Massachusetts State Police via AP)

A 9 mm Glock handgun was recovered at the scene, according to police.

Suspect Andre Sterling was shot and killed on-site, law enforcement officials told ABC News.

PHOTO: Police vehicles are parked near the scene of a shooting in the Bronx borough of New York City, Dec. 4, 2020. (Mark Lennihan/AP)
PHOTO: Police vehicles are parked near the scene of a shooting in the Bronx borough of New York City, Dec. 4, 2020. (Mark Lennihan/AP)

Sterling, who was wanted for shooting a state trooper in Massachusetts on Nov. 20, was facing multiple charges including armed assault with intent to murder and possession of a firearm, police said. He was also wanted in Wyoming on narcotics charges.

A second suspect involved in the shootout was taken to Jacobi Medical Center for treatment.

The shooting is being investigated by authorities in New York City.

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