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Suspect shot dead by police in Santa Monica

October 23, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
An investigation is under way in Santa Monica following a fatal officer-involved shooting Friday evening.Police said the suspect allegedly shot his wife behind an Arby's on Lincoln Boulevard around 6 p.m.

Authorities confronted him on Ninth Street, where they said he fired at officers.

Two officer returned fire, killing the man. His 32-year-old wife was listed in critical condition Saturday after undergoing surgery Friday. Officials said she was shot three times. Her name was not released.

Anyone who saw what happened was urged to call police at (310) 458-8491.