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Saturday March 10th, 2018 :: 10:35 a.m. PST

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*Update*#LASD Homicide Det's responding to Assist Pomona PD w/ OIS, 2 Officers Shot, 1400blk Palomares St, Pomona

**UPDATE**

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are assisting Pomona Police Department with an officer-involved shooting, which killed one officer, left a second officer injured and a suspect barricaded. The incident occurred in the 1400 Block of South Palomares Street, Pomona, on Friday, March 9, 2018, at approximately 9:04 P.M.
 
Detectives have learned that Pomona officers responded to a call for service of a person driving recklessly.  When officers arrived, they located the suspect’s vehicle and attempted to conduct a traffic stop, however, the suspect failed to yield, and a vehicle pursuit ensued.

During the pursuit, the suspect collided with a parked vehicle. After the traffic collision, the suspect fled on foot and a foot pursuit occurred. The suspect fled to a nearby apartment complex where he barricaded himself to a bedroom in one of the apartments. The officers attempted to contact the suspect when the suspect began to shoot through the door striking two officers. 

Both officers were transported to a local hospital.  One officer succumbed to his injuries and the second officer is listed in serious condition.

The names of the two Pomona Police officers involved in the shooting will not be released at this time.

The suspect is still barricaded inside the apartment and has not been taken into custody.

There is no information on the suspect or the motive for the shooting.

The investigation is ongoing, and there is no additional information available at this time.
 
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.  If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
 
 
Forwarded by:
Grace Medrano, Deputy
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700


 
 
 


**Original Press Release**

DATE: 
Friday, March 9, 2018
 
TIME:  Approximately 9:10 p.m.
 
LOCATION:  1400 Block of South Palomares Street, Pomona
 
SUSPECT:  Unknown
 
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Moore
 
NARRATIVE:
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are assisting Pomona Police Department with investigating two officers being shot. The incident occurred on Friday, March 8, 2018, at approximately 9:10 p.m. Detectives are responding to the 1400 block of South Palomares Street, Pomona.

Two officers were struck by suspect gunfire, and are in unknown condition.         
                                 
There is no additional information available at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
Written by:
Deputy Trina Schrader
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
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211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700
 
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