Raid on marijuana grow site in Santa Cruz Mountains turns into shootout

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A raid on a marijuana grow site in Santa Cruz County turned into a shootout, leaving a suspect in stable condition. (KGO-TV)

A raid on a marijuana grow site in Santa Cruz County turned into a shootout, leaving a suspect in stable condition.

The grow was located about four miles up a trail off Highland Way near Loma Prieta.

An estimated 3,000 plants were found.

On Friday officers recovered pesticides, insecticides and fertilizers that are a threat to the environment and wildlife.

The suspect was shot multiple times and airlifted to a Bay Area hospital.

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