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US Marshal-Involved Shooting Reported In Clairemont

Shooting Happened On Balboa Ave. Just Off Interstate 805; Dispatchers Say Suspect Was Shot In Chest, Officer Uninjured

A deputy U.S. marshal shot a suspect who allegedly drove a car directly at him on a Clairemont Mesa roadside this afternoon, authorities reported.

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The federal officer and other members of the San Diego Fugitive Task Force pulled over the man on Balboa Avenue, just west of Interstate 805, about 2:40 p.m., according to San Diego police.

A short time later, the deputy marshal opened fire, wounding the driver of the car. The lawman also was injured -- apparently not seriously -- when the vehicle struck him, according to Greg Doss, a spokesman for the federal agency.

The deputy marshal and the suspect were taken to Sharp Memorial Hospital. Their conditions are unknown at this time.

The suspect, who had a passenger in his car, apparently was the subject of a warrant charging him with weapons violations, Doss said.

The southbound and northbound I-805 offramps to Balboa Avenue were shut down due to the investigation. Balboa Avenue was closed in both directions between Charger Boulevard and Convoy Street.

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