TEMPLE CITY, Calif. (AP) — A man who fired several gunshots at Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies Monday morning in the parking lot of a sheriff's station was found dead after a standoff with sheriff's deputies, authorities said.
The gunfire began around 7:15 a.m. Monday when a man parked in a dark blue SUV opened fire in the parking lot of the sheriff's station in Temple City, sheriff's spokeswoman Nicole Nishida said. Officials said the man had fired multiple shots at both the sheriff's station and deputies.
Video from news helicopters showed more than a dozen sheriff's deputies taking cover behind several patrol cars in the station's parking lot with their guns pointed at the SUV.
A sheriff's SWAT team arrived in armored vehicles and approached the SUV about an hour after the shooting.
After throwing a stun grenade at the car, about a half-dozen deputies, who took cover behind a ballistic shield, slowly approached the SUV and found the suspect dead inside the car, Nishida said.
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