Pomona, California Standoff, One Police Officer Dead, One Wounded

 In 2nd Amendment, Breaking News, Domestic

When Pomona, California police received a report of a reckless vehicle, they initiated a short pursuit. After the chase, the suspect jumped out of the vehicle and ran inside an apartment and barricaded himself inside. When officers attempted to contact him, he shot through the door, striking two of them. One of the officers has died, the other one is expected to survive. The incident occurred Friday night and continues into Saturday.

UPDATE: After a 15 hour standoff, the suspect, Isaias De Jesus Valencia, was arrested.

 

Instagram photo of downed Officer Casillas being sworn in after graduating from the academy in 2017.

The slain officer was identified by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office as Gregory Casillas, 25. His body was escorted with a procession of several hundred police cars to the coroner’s office.

The suspect remains barricaded in the apartment as of this writing. Police believe he is still alive, and have been working to get him to leave. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s investigators, Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB) Special Weapons Team and Crisis Negotiation Team were called to assist Pomona Police Department with the situation.

Liberals are having a field day barking about guns:

 

Featured photo: screenshot via Daily Bulletin

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