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Fugitive dad, daughter killed in police shootout

SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY: PART NO RE-SALE, RE-USE OR ARCHIVE; MUST CREDIT ABC7 LOS ANGELES; NO ACCESS LOS ANGELES MARKET; NO USE US BROADCAST NETWORKS/PART MUST CREDIT CITY OF FONTANA POLICE DEPARTMENT/PART MUST CREDIT SAN BERNARDINO SHERIFF'S OFFICE++MUSIC CLEARED FOR EDITORIAL USE++KABC - NO RE-SALE, RE-USE OR ARCHIVE; MUST CREDIT ABC7 LOS ANGELES; NO ACCESS LOS ANGELES MARKET; NO USE US BROADCAST NETWORKSVictorville, California – 27 September 20221. Aerial of wrecked vehicles following shootoutANNOTATION: An abducted 15-year-old girl and her fugitive father were killed in a shootout with officers on a California highway.KABC - NO RE-SALE, RE-USE OR ARCHIVE; MUST CREDIT ABC7 LOS ANGELES; NO ACCESS LOS ANGELES MARKET; NO USE US BROADCAST NETWORKSFontana, California – 26 September 20222. Various, car in which Tracy Martinez was killedANNOTATION: Police were searching for Anthony Graziano in the death of his estranged wife.KABC - NO RE-SALE, RE-USE OR ARCHIVE; MUST CREDIT ABC7 LOS ANGELES; NO ACCESS LOS ANGELES MARKET; NO USE US BROADCAST NETWORKSVictorville, California – 27 September 20223. Aerial of wrecked vehicles following shootoutSAN BERNARDINO COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE – MUST CREDITHesperia, California – 27 September 20224. SOUNDBITE (English) Sheriff Shannon Dicus, San Bernardino County:++PARTIALLY COVERED++ During that firefight, the suspect vehicle comes to rest, at which time a subject exits the passenger side of the vehicle wearing tactical gear. That subject starts to run towards sheriff's deputies and during the gunfire goes down. Sheriff's deputies immediately go to clear the vehicle so that they can clear the vehicle, make it safe, and render medical aid at which time they contact the subject wearing the tactical gear. And we believe that both the suspect in the vehicle and the person that's contacted with the tactical gear, that that person is our 15-year-old juvenile Savannah. The suspect, we believe, is Graziano in the driver's seat of the car."CITY OF FONTANA POLICE DEPARTMENT – MUST CREDIT CITY OF FONTANA POLICE DEPARTMENT Location and Date unknown5. STILL photo of Anthony John Graziano6. STILL photo of Savannah GrazianoSAN BERNARDINO COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE – MUST CREDIT SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE Hesperia, California – 27 September 20227. SOUNDBITE (English) Sheriff Shannon Dicus, San Bernardino County:"This investigation is going to take at least 24 hours before we're able to provide you with more information as to what happened and exactly what the circumstances are as it relates to the officer involved situation. But at this time, both Anthony Graziano and Savannah are deceased."++ENDS ON SOUNDBITE++STORYLINE:STORYLINE:An abducted 15-year-old girl and her father — a fugitive wanted in the death of the teen's mother — were killed amid a shootout with law enforcement Tuesday on a highway in California's high desert, authorities said.The teenager, Savannah Graziano, was wearing tactical gear as she ran toward sheriff's deputies during the firefight, according to San Bernardino County Sheriff Shannon Dicus. Authorities did not specify whether the teen was struck by bullets fired by her father or responding deputies.She was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead shortly before noon. Her father, 45-year-old Anthony John Graziano, was pronounced dead at the scene in Hesperia. He allegedly killed Tracy Martinez, 45, on Monday in a domestic violence incident in the city of Fontana, according to Fontana police Sgt. Chris Surgent. Family members told investigators that the couple had been going through a divorce.Investigators had issued an Amber Alert after Graziano fled with his daughter. He had been described as armed and dangerous.On Tuesday, a 911 caller reported seeing the Nissan Frontier in Barstow, according the sheriff's department. Authorities said a pursuit began and Graziano fired multiple shots out of the vehicle's rear window.The Nissan became disabled in Hesperia, about 35 miles (56 kilometers) north of Fontana, authorities said. Deputies returned the suspect's fire, hitting Graziano and a female passenger, although police didn't initially confirm it was the abducted girl.The original killing was discovered early Monday. Officers responded at around 7:30 a.m. to reports of gunfire, and found the victim with multiple gunshot wounds at a home, police said in a statement. Martinez was rushed to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.Tuesday's crime scene caused major backups along Interstate 15. ===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory.

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