One person died after chase and shooting by Ontario police

A police chase that began in Ontario and entered Pomona ended in a shooting that left one person dead Friday night, authorities confirmed.

Cpl. Bill Lee, a spokesman for the Ontario Police Department, said he was unable to confirm whether an officer’s shot killed the suspect or whether the suspect was armed.

Officers attempted to stop a vehicle at 7:37 p.m. in the Mission Boulevard and Magnolia Avenue area of ​​Ontario, but the driver did not yield and officers gave chase, Lee said.

Information about why officers attempted to stop the vehicle and a description of the vehicle was not immediately available.

The chase passed through Montclair and Pomona, where it ended when the suspect rammed the vehicle of an uninvolved person in the area of ​​Kadota Avenue and 9th Street, Lee said.

He was unable to immediately confirm the status of the other driver.

The suspect exited the vehicle after the crash and at least one officer opened fire, Lee said. The suspect was pronounced dead after the shooting, although information on whether it was a hospital or at the scene was not available Friday evening.

No officers were injured in the incident, he said.

More information about the chase and the shooting was not available Friday.

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