Pacific Palisades man wounds caregiver, kills himself

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A large police presence following a report of shots fired in Pacific Palisades on Tuesday morning, July 23, 2013.

Los Angeles police say a man shot and wounded his caregiver before killing himself at his home in a gated community in Pacific Palisades.

Officer Sara Faden told NBC4 a report of "shots heard" in the 1400 block of Paseo de Oro came through at 8:24 a.m. Tuesday.

Responding officers discovered a man in his 60s dead at the scene.

A woman was hospitalized in serious condition with multiple gunshot wounds.

Neighbors tell KNX-AM radio they heard a woman screaming for help before the gunfire erupted.

Neighbors say the man had suffered a stroke and was on medication.

This story has been updated.

With contributions by KPCC staff

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