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Autopsy Pending On Suspected Carjacker Fatally Shot By Deputies

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INDUSTRY (CBS) — An autopsy was pending Sunday on a suspected carjacker who was fatally shot by deputies directly in front of the Industry sheriff’s station.

The incident began about four miles away at a used car lot in the 15000 block of Stafford Street, according to sheriff’s deputies. It all started at 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

Carlos Corcuera was working on the lot when he says a man came up to him and asked to see a Dodge Charger. Then the man pulled out a gun.

He said the man was relentless until Corcuera handed over the keys.

The suspect led deputies on a brief chase, KNX 1070’s Vytas Safroncikas reported.

Mike Rosson, with the Sheriff’s department, says “the suspect exited the vehicle. He fired a round which struck the radio car. Deputies returned fire and the suspect is deceased at the scene.”

A semiautomatic pistol was recovered from the suspect whose name was unavailable early Sunday.

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