Person Killed in DEA Shooting in Woodland Hills, California

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WOODLAND HILLS (CNS) – An armed suspect was killed today in a shooting involving one or more Drug Enforcement Administration agents in Woodland Hills.

The agents were serving a federal search warrant about 3:45 a.m. in the 5000 block of Nora Lynn Drive when they “encountered an armed suspect and an agent-involved shooting occurred,” said Nicole Nishida of the DEA. No agents were injured, Nishida said.

Information was not immediately available on the identity of the fatally wounded person or the circumstances surrounding the search warrant.

Nishida said the shooting would be investigated by the Los Angeles Police Department’s Robbery-Homicide Division, and the ongoing drug investigation would be handled by the DEA’s Los Angeles Field Division.

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