Former NBA Player Tyler Honeycutt Dead at 27 After Police Shootout

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Person Dead After Police Exchanged Gunfire With Suspect at Sherman Oaks Home: LAPD

Officers returned fire but it is unclear if the man was struck. He was declared dead at the scene by the fire department.

The LAPD responded to a call Friday night about a man with a gun outside of a residence and, upon arrival, the suspect shot at them, said LAPD spokesperson Tony Im.

The Los Angeles Police Department said an unnamed suspect appeared to have died of a "self-inflicted gunshot", after reportedly firing on officers.

Following the standoff, the official account for the LAPD tweeted in the early hours of Saturday, July 7, that "SWAT entered the residence & located an unresponsive male". No officers were injured.

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UCLA forward Tyler Honeycutt plays against Oregon State in the first half Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, at Pauley Pavilion in Westwood. There were various reports saying that the player killed during the shootout was Tyler Honeycutt something that was eventually confirmed by his agent.

Born in Sylmar, California, Honeycutt played two seasons for the UCLA Bruins college basketball team from 2009-11, earning team co-MVP and All-Pac-10 honors in his sophomore season before declaring for the NBA Draft. He went to the Kings in 2011 National Basketball Association draft, but only played 24 National Basketball Association games before continuing his career overseas.

Honeycutt had recently spent the 2017-2018 season playing in the EuroLeague with Khimki Moscow Region.

Since Removed By ABC7, Former @UCLA and @HoustonRockets Player Tyler Honeycutt Was Shooting at Police in Sherman Oaks, CA - It's an Absolute MADHOUSE There With SWAT, Tanks, Etc. "May he rest in peace".

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