Suspect, US marshals, cop wounded in NYC shootout

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that wounded the suspect, two federal marshals and a police officer.

The U.S. Marshals Service says it happened in the West Village when a fugitive apprehension task force tried to make an arrest.

The conditions of the law enforcement officials are unclear. Officials say the suspect is in critical condition.

Authorities say the suspect was wanted in a sexual assault case.

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