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GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Police say a homicide suspect who fatally shot himself following an hours-long barricade situation while he was holed up in his car at a hotel was a 26-year-old Tempe man.

Gilbert police on Thursday identified the suspect who died July 8 as Alfredo Armando Prieto Jr. and said the victim of the July 5 homicide was 55-year-old Jesus Granillo-Garcia of Gilbert.

Sgt. Mark Marino said the case remained under investigation and that he could not provide any information regarding circumstances of the homicide, including a possible motive.

Police previously said a single gunshot was heard from Prieto's car after gas was deployed when he stopped negotiations with authorities on Monday.

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According to police, Prieto had locked himself in his car when police approached after tracking him to a Tempe hotel.

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