A deputy was patrolling the area around the Towne House Motel when he "encountered a suspicious male" in the back parking lot, according to a statement from the Sheriff's Department.
Huizar was belligerent, authorities said, and resisted the deputy while he tried to check him for weapons. Huizar apparently pulled a gun out of his waistband and the deputy shot him, according to the statement.
Huizar was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:36 p.m., said Ed Winter, a spokesman for the county coroner's office. A loaded handgun was recovered from the scene, authorities said.
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