LYNWOOD ( —  A carjacking suspect was found dead Tuesday after he and an accomplice stole a vehicle and fired at deputies in Lynwood.

KNX 1070’s John Brooks reports a police search dog found the suspect hiding in the back seat of an SUV.

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The suspects stole a Lexus sedan around 2:30 a.m. in Compton and later crashed it at Fernwood Avenue and Long Beach Boulevard, near the 105 Freeway off-ramp, in Lynwood, Sgt. Rick Rector of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.

After the vehicle crashed, one of the suspects opened fire on deputies and fled the scene, officials said.

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The deputies did not return fire and were not injured.

One suspect was arrested. The suspect who fled the scene shot himself to death inside a Ford Explorer.

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The on- and off-ramps of the 105 Freeway at Long Beach Boulevard were closed for several hours while authorities investigated.