Downey murder suspect dies days after wild police chase ends with shootout, standoff in Vernon

VERNON, Calif. (KABC) -- A 24-year-old man has died a week after allegedly killing a liquor store owner in a Downey shooting and days after leading authorities on a wild chase that ended with a shootout and standoff in Vernon, authorities said.

Dylan Andres Lindsey succumbed Thursday morning to an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound that occurred Friday afternoon after he fired "multiple rounds at pursuing police and sheriff's deputies who then returned fire" following the chase, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said in a statement.

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A chase involving a possible murder suspect ended in Vernon, where someone fired shots out of the passenger window, and then multiple police officers opened fire. (Raw video)


The woman driver of the black Toyota Prius exited the car with her hands in the air and was taken into custody without incident. Lindsey, the passenger, was transported to a hospital after a lengthy barricade situation.

He had been charged with the murder of 44-year-old Gurpreet Singh, who was gunned down at a Downey liquor store in an incident captured on surveillance video.
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