1 image. Auto theft suspect shot, 10 November 1956. Edward Cruxton (on operating table); Officer Brad Koch; Officer V.E. Jones.; Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Gaze. Date: 1956-11-10. Reporter: Gaze. Assignment: Auto theft suspect shot. #56: Edward Cruxton, 23, on stretcher. #64: Edward Cruxton, 23, lies on operating table in Santa Monica Emergency Hospital as detectives remove handcuffs. He was shot when he fled to a canyon after fighting with two detectives, later caught by a second pair of detectives. #79: Edward Cruxton, 23, his face still covered with mud from his efforts to bury himself to elude capture lies on operating table at Santa Monica Emergency Hospital. Handcuffs have just been removed by Detective Brad Koch who, with Det. V.E. Jones, captured him. Cruxton was shot by Detective Mike Regan earlier".