San Bernardino County Sheriffs shot dead a man who tried to attack them with a knife in Rancho Cucamonga

The incident occurred in a Rancho Cucamonga parking lot.

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San Bernardino County Sheriffs they opened fire and killed a man who tried to attack them with a knife in a parking lot in the town of Rancho Cucamonga the afternoon of this Monday, the authorities informed.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said the sheriffs were assisting the US Marshals Office in trying to arrest a wanted suspect.

The shooting occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m. in the Bass Pro Shop parking lot, located in the 7700 block of Victoria Gardens Lane.

Sheriffs followed the suspect, who was aboard a vehicle and refused to comply with orders from authorities. After several minutes, the man got out of the car and allegedly targeted the officers with a knife, for which they opened fire, authorities said..

A video shown by ABC7 shows that lSheriffs tell the suspect they had an arrest warrant and yell at him “less lethal” on several occasions. The suspect can be seen jumping out of the car and running towards the officers, at which point shots are heard.

Medical services They tried to give the man first aid, but he died.

Investigations say the suspect, whose identity has not been released, he had a long criminal record. The authorities did not report the reason for which he was wanted..

No sheriff was injured in the incident.

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