Shooting suspect found dead after barricading himself in Buena Park home

A shooting suspect was found dead inside a Buena Park home early Wednesday after an hours-long SWAT investigation, authorities said.

SWAT and crisis negotiators from Buena Park and Anaheim attempted to negotiate with the man, but he did not respond through the early morning hours and did not go outside the house near 10th Street and Kingman Avenue, police said.

The drama unfolded around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, when police arrived to find a man “suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound,” said Buena Park Police Cpl. Bret Carter.

“Before the victim was sent to UCI Medical Center, they told us who did it and where they are,” Carter said.

The victim was in critical but stable condition, he said.

SWAT teams fired tear gas into the house, where the victim said the suspect was hiding, Carter said, before they entered at 3:11 a.m. to find the suspect dead with a gunshot wound to the chest. No one else was inside.

The cause of the shooting was under investigation.

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