Hispanic man dies after being shot by San Bernardino police officer

An investigation is underway after a Hispanic man was shot and killed by a patrol officer with the San Bernardino Police Department Saturday evening, the SBPD announced in a post on Twitter. 

Shortly before 8:30 p.m., the San Bernadino Police dispatch received a call about an adult white man waving a gun.

When officers arrived they found a “suspect matching the description” who was holding what appeared to be a black handgun in his hand, according to the SBPD post.

According to the SBPD, an “officer-involved shooting occurred”, in which the suspect was struck and injured. 

The suspect was taken to a local hospital for treatment, but was pronounced dead. The man who was originally reported to be white was determined to be a Hispanic man, said the SBPD. 


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