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O.C. deputy fatally shoots man at Yorba Linda hotel

An Orange County sheriff's deputy fatally shot a man Monday afternoon while investigating a suspicious vehicle at a Yorba Linda hotel.

Deputies responded to the Extended Stay America hotel in the 22700 block of Oakcrest Circle shortly before 1 p.m. after a report of a suspicious vehicle in the hotel's parking lot, said sheriff's Lt. Mark Stichter.

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An unidentified adult male was inside the vehicle. At some point, the man and responding deputies were involved in a confrontation, Stichter said.

"The suspect was shot and taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead," Stichter said.

It's unclear what led to the shooting or whether the man had a weapon.

The man's identity was withheld pending notification of his family. It's unknown if he was a guest at the hotel.

The Sheriff's Department's homicide detectives along with the Orange County district attorney's office are investigating the shooting.

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