Quarry Shooting Suspect Shot and Killed

Sources confirm Shareef Allman's death
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 6, 2011 11:26 AM CDT
Quarry Shooting Suspect Shot and Killed
This undated photo provided Wednesday Oct. 5, 2011 by the City of Cupertino, Calif., shows Shareef Allman.   (AP Photo/City of Cupertino)

(Newser) – Shareef Allman, the suspect in a shooting spree at a California quarry yesterday that killed three and injured seven, has himself been shot and killed. Law enforcement sources confirm Allman's death to the San Jose Mercury News, which reports that a home in a Sunnyvale neighborhood where police had been searching for Allman has been cordoned off.

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Sheriff's deputies were involved in Allman's shooting this morning around 7:20am, which reportedly happened after shots were fired in the neighborhood and residents called 911. (Read more quarry stories.)

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