Breaking News!!: Twentynine Palms, CA: Shooting with authorities at a Motel 6 leaves a gunman dead.
A shooting with authorities at a Motel 6 in Twentynine Palms, California leaves a gunman dead on Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, deputies with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department were surrounding the Motel 6, located on the 72500 block of Twentynine Palms Highway, in Twentynine Palms, California Tuesday morning after a shooting took place inside.
When deputies knocked on the door of the suspect’s room, shots were fired at authorities and the suspect shut the door.
** Picture from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Specialized Enforcement Division: **
Reports that a standoff with authorities followed and SWAT Team was called.
At about 8:35am PT, the standoff ended and the suspect was found dead inside the room.
No deputies were injured during the shooting and the identity of the suspect hasn’t been released yet.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is continuing to investigate the shooting.