Man shot, killed by deputies in Palmdale

PALMDALE, Calif. (KABC) -- A suspect was shot and killed by deputies in Palmdale Friday morning, sheriff's officials said.

The incident happened around 3:48 a.m. at Rancho Vista Boulevard and Cricket Lane. The circumstances leading up to the shooting are unclear, but officials said someone called authorities reporting that a man had a gun and that he was potentially suicidal.

Investigators say responding deputies found a 36-year-old man walking on Rancho Vista Boulevard, and ultimately, several deputies opened fire. Homicide detectives believe the suspect produced a gun and fired at least one shot. No deputies were injured.

The suspect's identity has not been released. The deputy-involved shooting remains under investigation.

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