Dead in SoCal Costco Shooting; Suspect In Custody

Clay Curtis
June 18, 2019

The unidentified officer was shopping with his family in the Corona store Friday evening and holding his young child. "This attack resulted in the officer firing his weapon, striking the male and two of the male's family members", Corona Police officials said in a written statement. He said he wasn't sure of French's exact disability.

Corona is about 50 miles (81 kilometers) east of downtown Los Angeles.

An off-duty Los Angeles Department Officer was shopping at Costco with his family. "The Division has initiated an Administrative Investigation and is working with the Corona Police Division to be taught extra about the incident".

Shrieks can be heard on video shot by shopper Nikki Tate, who had stopped by the store with her daughter to pick up steaks for Father's Day. Corona police said the off-duty officer's gun was the only weapon involved in the incident. He said he did not know details of what happened inside the store.

The officer was treated for injuries sustained during the incident at a local hospital and released. It was not clear how the suspect was injured. Authorities have not released their names.

Corona police said purses, cellphones and backpacks, were left behind by panicked shoppers.

An off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officer shot and killed a man who attacked him inside a Costco in Southern California while he was holding his child, authorities said.

"From my understanding, from some people we talked to, there was apparently an argument inside", Edwards said.

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She described chaos as shoppers tried to flee through the front entrance.

Police say the alleged gunman claimed to be injured and was taken to a hospital.

One man is dead and two people are injured after a gunman opened fire inside a Southern California Costco on June 14, 2019.

A particular person was killed and two other adults sustained gunshots wounds, police acknowledged. There was no immediate word on their conditions.

Witnesses said there was an altercation.

Police swarmed the Costco after shots were reported at the huge store about 80 kilometres from downtown Los Angeles.

Witnesses said they saw a man with a Mohawk haircut arguing with someone in the freezer section when shots rang out at least six times. The shooter was furthermore injured, police acknowledged. The station reported that, at one point, more than 100 people were outside the store. The footage also showed a police officer inside the store.

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