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IE officer shoots man outside Walmart, investigation underway

An investigation is underway after an officer-involved shooting occurred late Sunday night outside a Fontana Walmart.

December 12, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
An investigation is underway into an officer-involved shooting outside a Walmart in Fontana.

The shooting happened late Sunday night in the 17,000 block of Foothill Boulevard.

A police officer performed a vehicle check on the west side of the parking lot and approached the male driver. The two then got into a struggle and the officer shot the driver.

The driver was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department is handling the investigation.