Originally posted on CBS Los Angeles:
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BOYLE HEIGHTS (CBSLA.com) — A carjacking and barricade suspect was killed early Tuesday morning in a deputy-involved shooting following a standoff in Boyle Heights.
The fatal shooting happened in the 500 block of Fairview Street around 3 a.m., the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department said.
According to authorities, the suspect reportedly carjacked a vehicle in East Los Angeles around 10:30 p.m. Monday and led deputies on a pursuit to Boyle Heights.
After bailing from the vehicle, the unidentified suspect exchanged gunfire with deputies.
He then kicked in the door of a nearby apartment where a man and woman were living and barricaded himself inside, according to officials.
The couple was able to escape out of a bathroom window to safety, authorities said.
The suspect was killed after the LASD’s Special Enforcement Bureau Team shot tear gas into the apartment and entered the unit nearly four hours…
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