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Deputies fatally shoot man in Rancho Palos Verdes

December 28, 2011 |  7:40 am

Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives are investigating a deputy-involved shooting in Rancho Palos Verdes that left one man dead.

The incident occurred Tuesday at 7:18 p.m. in the 29300 block of Golden Meadow Drive, according to the Sheriff's Department. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scenes. No deputies were injured.

Information was not released regarding how deputies encountered the suspect, or whether the suspect was carrying a weapon.

The Daily Breeze reported that the man was allegedly holding a weapon after assaulting his 85-year-old father. The newspaper reported that authorities said a weapon was recovered at the scene.


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