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Possible Suicide In Azusa

A man was found dead of a gunshot wound late last night at an apartment in Azusa, east of Los Angeles, after a standoff with police lasting about seven hours. Azusa police say

the 37-year-old man, whose identity was not immediately released, may have killed himself.

Police were called yesterday afternoon after a report the man had fired a gun near another person inside an apartment. The gunman refused to surrender or speak with law enforcement negotiators. Late last night, police fired tear gas into the apartment and when they entered, the found the man dead on a couch.