Submitted by ub on Mon, 07/28/2014 - 16:02

An NYPD detective and two US marshals have been shot while arresting a suspect, who was shot and killed in a gun battle that erupted in the normally placid West Village neighborhood of Manhattan.

Charles Mozdir was a wanted sex offender, who was featured on CNN's "The Hunt with John Walsh". He was mortally wounded in the shootout on West Fourth St. near Jones Street this afternoon. The injured law enforcement officers are all expected to recover.

The suspect was a child molester from California, who was hiding out in the West Village. He shot two US Marshals and an NYPD detective who came to arrest him.