Santa Shooting Suspect Commits Suicide

'Person of interest' in SoCal deaths found dead: cops
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Dec 25, 2008 11:35 AM CST
Bruce Jeffrey Pardo is seen in an undated photo provided Thursday, Dec. 25, 2008, by the Covina, Calif. Police Department.    ((AP Photo/Covina Police Department))

(Newser) – Police say the man suspected of opening fire last night at a Christmas party in suburban Los Angeles while dressed as Santa Claus has killed himself, the AP reports. The body of 45-year-old Bruce Jeffrey Pardo was found at the home of his brother early today. Police would not say how he died. Three bodies were found after a fire that was subsequently set at the home where the party had taken place.