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Menifee suspect killed after pointing gun at police

This Google Maps image shows the approximate location where a fatal officer-involved shooting occurred on Monday, April 21, 2014.

April 22, 2014 9:42:47 AM PDT
A suspect who pointed a handgun at police was shot to death by officers in Menifee Monday.

Authorities responded to a welfare call at a residence in the 28200 block of Winged Foot Drive at 9:27 p.m. Upon arrival, officers found a man in the garage of the house.

Police said the officers "made announcements offering assistance," but the suspect did not comply, instead pointing a handgun at officers. An officer-involved shooting occurred.

The suspect, whose name has not been released, was declared dead at the scene. No officers were injured.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is urged to call Investigator Dean at the Riverside Sheriff's Central Homicide Unit (951) 955-2777 or Investigator Pluimer with the Menifee Police Department (951) 210-1000.

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