RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA (CBSLA.com) — A man was shot dead Tuesday by deputies at a home in Rancho Santa Margarita.

It happened around 2:45 p.m. on Paseo Viento near Melinda, according to Orange County Sheriff’s Department.

Deputies initially responded to a call about a suicide attempt.

It’s unclear what prompted deputies to shoot the man.

He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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