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ENCINITAS, Calif.—Authorities say two San Diego County sheriff's deputies have shot and injured and a suspect is barricaded inside a home.
A sheriff's statement says the deputies were seeking a suspected car thief shortly after 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in Encinitas, and shots were fired as they approached him.
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The statement says both deputies were hit and injured, and both were taken to hospitals.
The statement says the suspect is inside a home in Encinitas, a coastal suburb north of San Diego, and he's threatening to shoot any deputies who try to enter the house.
Some surrounding houses have been evacuated as a precaution.