Police shoot man suspected of shooting bicyclist in Huntington Beach

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An investigation is underway into a police shooting that left two injured in Huntington Beach on Dec. 27, 2021. (KTLA)

An investigation is underway into a police shooting that left two injured in Huntington Beach on Dec. 27, 2021. (KTLA)

Police shot and wounded a man suspected of shooting a bicyclist in a Southern California beach city on Monday, authorities said.

Officers responding to reports of gunfire in Huntington Beach immediately located the suspect and tried to apprehend him, police said in a statement.

The man was “non-complaint to the multiple commands given” and an officer opened fire, the statement said. Police didn’t say what prompted the officer to shoot.

The suspect was hospitalized in critical condition. A gun was recovered, according to police.

The man on the bike who was shot was found a few blocks away. He was hospitalized in stable condition with non-life-threatening wounds, police said.

Investigators didn’t immediately identify the suspect or a possible motive for the initial shooting.

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