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Jurupa Valley robbery suspect shot, killed by deputy

Investigators gather near a sheriff's patrol car near the scene of a deputy-involved shooting in Jurupa Valley on Saturday, July 14, 2012.

July 15, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
An armed robbery suspect was shot and killed by a deputy in the Inland Empire city of Jurupa Valley.

Deputies were responding to a robbery-in-progress call along the 3600 block of Pacific Avenue at about 9 a.m. Saturday when they spotted the suspect and started running after him. As one deputy caught up, the suspect reportedly said he had a gun.

That's when the deputy, fearing for his life, opened fire and killed the suspect.

The suspect's name has not been released. The deputy was not injured.

The case is under investigation.