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After Smashing Windows In 8 Patrol Cars, Suspect Fatally Shot

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INGLEWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Inglewood Police shot and killed a man Saturday evening they said was on a rampage in a police parking lot.

Around 6 p.m. they said the man started smashing the windows of eight squad cars with a long, sword-like weapon.

The blade was “18 inches or more,” said Lt. Mark Fried.

It was unclear how many officers opened fire on the man.

Police said the suspect was treated at the scene and taken to a hospital where he was declared dead.

His name and age were being withheld until his next of kin could be notified.

No motive was given for the rampage. No officers were injured.

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