Former NBA player found dead inside home after police standoff

Authorities said a man fired at police and barricaded himself in a Sherman Oaks Calif. home on Friday

Former NBA player found dead inside home after police standoff

Police were called to a residence after he was reportedly "acting erratically".

The incident began when Los Angeles police responded to a man with a gun call in the 4900 block of Tyrone Avenue around 5 p.m. Friday and the man fired at officers, who returned fire.

This morning, it was confirmed that the suspect, who had barricaded himself inside the home, was found dead.

While no officers were hurt, at least one of them discharged a weapon, according to the Police Department.

On Saturday morning, officers gained access to the resident and found the suspect dead. The LAPD later stated on Twitter that Tyler "appears to have sustained injuries consistent with a self-inflicted gunshot wound".

Honeycutt played at UCLA in the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons, earning a spot on the Pac-10 all-freshman team in his first year.

The Sacramento Kings drafted him in the second round of the 2011 draft, and he was assigned to the National Basketball Association D-League (developmental league) on multiple occasions before being traded to the Houston Rockets in February 2013 and waived by the team. Unfortunately, the Rockets waved him after less than a month.

Basketball player Tyler Honeycutt has died after a shootout with USA police, local media report.

In 2018 he helped take BC Khimki to the Eurloleague Final Four. "May he rest in peace".

Starting his career at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Honeycutt was drafted by the Sacramento Kings in 2011. "Prayers up for his family and friends". Thoughts and Prayers to His Family!

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