Police Shooting Suspect Found Dead

Brian Forrett was found Saturday in his white Buick, a day after he allegedly shot at a San Bernardino County Sheriff's Deputy

By Sharon Bernstein
|  Sunday, Mar 3, 2013  |  Updated 10:06 PM PDT
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Police Shooting Suspect Found Dead

A coroner's vehicle responds to the scene in Angelus Oaks where the body of Brian David Forrett was found in a white Buick. Forrett was suspected of shooting at San Bernardino County sheriff's deputy and ramming his car with the Buick.

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A man wanted for shooting at a Yucaipa police officer has been found dead in his car, possibly of suicide, police said Sunday.

Brian Forrett, 52, show at a San Bernardino Sheriff's deputy and rammed the patrol car on Friday, after the deputy responded to a complaint that an "unwanted subject" was in the area, the San Bernardino Sheriff's Department said.

Forrett's corpse was found at about 1 p.m. on Saturday in his white Buick. The car was parked in a turnout along Highway 38 in Angelus Oaks on Saturday, sheriff's Corporal Randy Naquin said.

Forrett, who lived in Riverside, was found in the driver's seat. He had been killed by what the sheriff's department described as a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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