Off-duty LAPD officer shoots, kills man in Ontario

An investigation continues after officials said a man was shot and killed in Ontario by an off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officer late Thursday night. 

The Ontario Police Department received a call of a shooting near the intersection of Euclid Avenue and West 6th Street around 9:30 p.m. Upon arrival, one person was pronounced dead at the scene.

A second person, later identified by investigators as an off-duty LAPD officer, was hurt. However, Ontario PD did not explicitly say if he was shot. While it is unknown how he got hurt, the off-duty LAPD officer was taken to the hospital, Ontario PD.

The circumstances leading up to the shooting remain under investigation. 

Officials have not released the identity of the man killed in the shooting or the officer who was involved. The LAPD said they are aware of the shooting and are fully cooperating with Ontario PD for the investigation. 


Those with information are encouraged to contact Ontario PD.