Early morning 

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


San Bernardino County Sheriff Detectives of the Specialized Investigations Division responded to conduct the investigation. SBCSD Detectives have recovered a revolver at the scene, believed to belong to the suspect.   
Interstate 15 northbound was shut down for several hours while detectives conducted the investigation. No additional information is being released at this time.

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