Man found dead of self-inflicted gunshot wound during standoff

- A man was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound today at a South Gate residence where authorities had gone on a report of shots fired.

The incident began about 3 a.m. when some shots were heard that apparently were coming from a residence on Santa Ana Street near California Avenue, authorities said.

South Gate police and Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were sent to the scene, and some evacuations were ordered as a precaution while law enforcement personnel sought to determine if anyone was barricaded inside the
building.

The man was found dead in the garage of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound about 7:45 a.m., according to the police department and the sheriff's department.

Copyright 2016 FOX 11 Los Angeles : Download our mobile app for breaking news alerts or to watch FOX 11 News | Follow us on FacebookTwitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Be a citizen journalist for FOX 11 and get paid – download the Fresco News App today.

Up Next:


  • Popular

  • Recent

Stories You May Be Interested In – includes Advertiser Stories