Weapon-wielding suspect dead after deputy-involved shooting in Lake Elsinore

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (KABC) -- A weapon-wielding suspect was killed during a deputy-involved shooting in Lake Elsinore Saturday evening, authorities said.

Deputies responded to a call of a man brandishing a weapon in the 300 block of Ash Street shortly before 5:30 p.m., according to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department. When the suspect failed to drop the weapon and follow their commands, a deputy-involved shooting occurred, authorities said.

Officials have not said what kind of weapon the suspect had but at least one deputy opening fire.

The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.
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