CARMICHAEL (CBS13) – Authorities say a suspected shoplifter has died after a fight with a security guard at a Carmichael grocery store over the weekend.

The scene was at the Bel Air on Manzanita Avenue.

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According to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department, deputies responded to the scene Saturday night to investigate a reported fight between a man suspected of stealing some items from the store and a security guard.

Once at the store, deputies broke up the fight but were only able to talk to the suspect briefly before he passed out.

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The suspect was later pronounced dead at a hospital.

Deputies say the security guard suffered minor injuries in the fight.

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The suspect has been identified by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office as 50-year-old North Highlands resident Eric Eastland.