DEVELOPING: Pomona Police Officer Murdered, Second Shot

One officer was murdered and a second was wounded by a gunman.

Pomona, CA - One Pomona police officer was murdered and another was wounded after they were shot Friday night.

The incident started as a call for a barricaded subject at around 9:10 p.m. in an apartment complex in the 1400 block of Palomares Street, according to NBC4.

While on scene, one officer was fatally shot in the head and a second was shot and wounded.

The wounded officer is in stable condition.

After the shooting, the suspect remained barricaded and has not yet been taken into custody at the time of this writing.

A standoff with SWAT is ongoing.

UPDATE: Police announced around 2:30 p.m. that the suspect has been taken into custody.

Part of the gunfight was captured on video:

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of the murdered officer and all of Pomona PD.

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Heezels
Heezels

The people they kill generally are the ones trying to kill them. Shut the fuck up with this nonsense.

And that’s not just an opinion, it’s a statistical trend. The majority, roughly 99% are in self defense. Cut it with this bullshit because it’s having actual consequences on police.

Heezels
Heezels

Oh for fucks sake. At this point saying there are good cops and bad cops is so fucking self evident, you might as well be saying the sky is blue.

It’s the rehashed bumper sticker of idiots that want to appear neutral.

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

Then good cops should do a much better job of weeding out bad cops. And make it public. That's what the LAPD did in the late 90s, and their community respect is a total 180 c ompared to the 80s and early 90s

WalterL48
WalterL48

Standoff? WTF? You should just throw a grenade in there. Laws need to be changed for 999 situations. Once a cop has been killed you go in with lethal force and take him out. No trial, no jury. Instant Death Penalty!

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

@WalterL48
Yeah, thats not how the justice system works. They're cops, not mercenaries.