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Corona officer fatally shoots armed suspect

An armed man was fatally shot by a Corona police officer following a confrontation in a parking lot Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010. (CasperNews)

October 25, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
An armed man was fatally shot by a Corona police officer following a confrontation in a parking lot Sunday around 8 p.m.The Corona Police Department received reports of a man acting erratically in a parking lot located at 650 South Lincoln Avenue.

The responding officer arrived at the scene and attempted to contact the man, identified by police as 30-year-old David Salas of Corona. A confrontation ensued, and police said Salas brandished a weapon, and the officer shot him.

Salas was treated at the scene and taken to an area hospital, where he eventually died.

If you have any information regarding this incident, you're urged to contact the Corona Police Department at (951) 817-5837.


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