On April 2, 2023, at 2:07 a.m., Chino Police Officers responded to the 5400 block of Philadelphia Avenue regarding a possible dead body. Responding officers located a male subject in the parking lot who had been the victim of a shooting. The subject was pronounced deceased at the scene. Officers determined the subject was the victim of a homicide. The victim was later identified as Philip Hernandez, a 51-year-old resident of Chino.
During the investigation, Detectives determined that Taylor Sanchez, a 21-year-old resident of Chino, was involved in the shooting. On April 3, 2023, at 4:15 pm, Detectives located Sanchez in the 13300 block of Central Avenue and arrested him. In addition to his arrest, a search warrant was served at Sanchez’s residence.
Sanchez was later booked at West Valley Detention Center for Murder and Conspiracy to Commit Murder.
This is an ongoing investigation. Detectives are currently pursuing additional leads. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Frank Wilson at (909) 334-3126.
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Sergeant Ted Olden, (909) 334-3055