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Suspect In Shootout That Killed Sheriff's Deputy Dies

LittlecloudThe Sacramento County Coroner's Office confirmed the death of Thomas Daniel Littlecloud of Castro Valley, the suspect involved in the Sacramento shootout that killed one Sheriff's deputy and injured two CHP officers. 

Littlecloud, 32, succumbed to his injuries sustained during the incident that started at the Ramada Inn on Auburn Boulevard in Sacramento on Aug. 30.

He used a high powered assault rifle to shoot and kill Deputy Robert French. Littlecloud is also suspected of wounding two CHP officers when he shot through the door and wall of a room at the motel.

He was then involved in an exchange of gunfire with officers following a car chase that ended with a crash near El Camino Fundamental High School.

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