A man is dead, and a woman is in critical condition following a Corona domestic disturbance incident in which police opened fire Tuesday night.
Authorities initially received a shots fired call, then a report of an injured female and a man with a gun in the 2600 block of Tundar Circle at about 8:30 p.m., the Corona Police Department stated in a news release.
Responding officers positioned the Police Department’s armored rescue vehicle outside the home and attempted to communicate with the suspected gunman.
At some point, an officer-involved shooting occurred, and the suspect was fatally wounded, according to the news release.
There was no word on what prompted the officers to open fire.
A rifle was located with the unidentified man.
Paramedics treating the female victim in the incident discovered she also had gunshot wounds, the Police Department stated.
She was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.
No officers were injured in the shooting, which is under investigation.