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Sheriff's deputies fatally shoot Palmdale man

October 13, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
An armed suspect was fatally shot by L.A. County Sheriff's deputies in Palmdale Thursday.

Deputies went to the 3100 block of Heather Ave. Thursday to check out reports of gunfire coming from a home.

Investigators say the suspect refused to come out of a garage.

The deputies entered the garage and opened fire when they were allegedly confronted by a 32-year-old man.

The man was pronounced dead at a local hospital. His name was not immediately released.

No deputies were injured.