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Suspect shot outside Palm Springs casino

January 16, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
Police in Palm Springs shot and killed a man outside a casino.Officers were staking out the Spa Resort Casino where they had tracked down a felony suspect. Officers surrounded the suspect when he eventually came out of the casino.

Police say there was a struggle, the man pointed a gun at officers, and that's when officers fatally shot him.

A stray bullet also hit a casino employee in the leg.

Authorities have not revealed what crime prompted the initial surveillance of the suspect.


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