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Yucca Valley suspect Tasers officer in deputy-shooting

May 30, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A deadly deputy-involved shooting is under investigation in Yucca Valley.

Investigators say a San Bernardino County deputy was trying to make contact with a man who was acting suspiciously. The sheriff's department says the man charged at the deputy. When the deputy tried to use his Taser gun, the man grabbed it out of his hands.

Investigators say the man attacked the deputy with the Taser gun, eventually prompting the deputy to shoot the suspect. Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.

The names of the deputy and suspect and other details were not immediately released. The sheriff's department is investigating the incident.

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