Ontario Police Fatally Shoot Armed Man While Responding to Domestic Violence Call, Official Says

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Officers are seen outside a home in the 400 block of East Philadelphia Street after a man was fatally shot by Ontario police. (Credit: Newspro News)

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Ontario police shot and killed a man armed with a metal pipe Saturday afternoon while responding to a domestic violence report, an official said.

Officers went to a home in the 400 block of East Philadelphia Street about 3:51 p.m. to investigate the report, according to Officer George Ramirez, a spokesman for the Ontario Police Department.

Confronted there by a man with a pipe in his hand, police opened fire, Ramirez said.

The man was pronounced dead after being struck by gunfire. News video from the scene showed officers standing near what appeared a body bag on the street in front of the house.

No other information was immediately available.

An investigation was under way.

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