Pursuit Ends with
Thursday, October 22, 2020, at 2:40 A.M., California Highway
Patrol Officers were asked to take
over a pursuit that was initiated with the Chino Police Officers involving a stolen vehicle. The pursuit
entered the freeway in Chino, where CHP took over as the pursuit continued onto
Interstate 15 North, toward the Cajon pass, Victorville, and into the Barstow
area. The pursuit ended just before 4:00 A.M., with shots fired on the
northbound I-15 South of Outlet Center Drive, in Barstow, California.
The suspect and an CHP officer were struck by gunfire.
CPR was performed on the suspect but despite lifesaving efforts, the suspect
was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The officer was transported to a local area hospital for
treatment, his injury is not believed to be life-threatening.
CHP Officer-Involved Shooting
The investigation is ongoing; anyone with information
is asked to contact Detective Tony Romero, Specialized Investigations Division
at (909) 387-3589. Callers can remain anonymous and contact WeTip at
800-78CRIME or www.wetip.com