On September 6, 2023, at approximately 9:55 a.m., a Chino Police Motor Officer attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation in the 15800 block of El Prado Road. The offender failed to yield, and then deliberately caused a collision with the motor officer. The offender then sped away on El Prado Road.
The officer was transported via ambulance to a regional hospital, where he was treated for moderate injuries and then released.
Chino Detectives followed numerous leads and, with the assistance of the Fontana Police Department, were able to track the suspect to a residence in Rialto. At approximately 5:30 p.m., the Chino Police Department SWAT team served a search warrant. During the service of the search warrant, the suspect attempted to flee the location and was confronted by officers. The suspect shot at officers, and two officers returned fire. The suspect was shot and succumbed to his injuries at the scene. No officers were injured during the confrontation.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the officer-involved shooting. The investigation is ongoing, and further information will be released when available.
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