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Suspect dead after opening fire at sheriff’s station in Temple City

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Authorities respond to a reported shooting at the Temple City Sheriff’s Station on Las Tunas Drive on Monday, March 20, 2017. KABC Monday, March 20, 2017 09:50AM TEMPLE CITY, Calif. (KABC) — A man is dead after he opened fire at the Temple City Sheriff’s Station early Monday morning, according to authorities.The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said the suspect, only identified as a man in his 40s, opened fire at about 7:15 a.m. at the station in the 8800 block of Las Tunas Drive.Authorities said there was an exchange of gunfire between the suspect and deputies. Officials said no deputies were injured during the gunfire. 03/1/20/17 at approx. 7:15 a.m. – Shots fired at @TEMLASD Station, 8800 blk of Las Tunas Dr. #TempleCity , No deps injured. Pls Stay AWAY! — LA County Sheriff’s (@LASDHQ) March 20, 2017 The LASD Special Enforcement Bureau Special Weapons Team responded with armored vehicles and officers in tactical gear.Officers were seen surrounding a dark SUV at the station’s parking lot and a flashbang was deployed. TEMPLE CITY UPDATE: Las Tunas Dr closed between Rosemead Blvd/Muscatel Ave after man opens fire at LASD station https://t.co/yueskSVc4d pic.twitter.com/HMIo4mFRzG — ABC7 Eyewitness News (@ABC7) March 20, 2017 Authorities later confirmed the suspect inside the SUV was dead. According to officials, the suspect appeared to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.Las Tunas Drive was closed between Rosemead Boulevard and Muscatel Avenue as the investigation continued.Anyone with information was encouraged to contact the LASD’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS. Related Topics:

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