Police Sgt. Eric Gonzales says the man came out of a house and fired at the officers after they arrived on the scene on Christmas Day.
Gonzales says the man fled and the officers pursued him on foot a short distance until more shots were fired.
The suspect was hit and died at a hospital. Gonzales says no one else was hurt.
Authorities haven't released any names or other information. Gonzales didn't know whether one officer or both fired their weapons.
The case remainsunder investigation.