Suspect was later shot and killed by police

(LaPresse) Two police officers were killed while investigating a possible stabbing in a Los Angeles suburb. The suspect also died on the spot, authorities said. Officers from the El Monte Police Department were shot at when they arrived at the Siesta Inn in El Monte, east of Los Angeles. Captain Andrew Meyer, of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Squad, said the suspect later escaped from the hotel room into the parking lot, where he was shot several times. The officers died in the hospital.

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