A Morongo tribal police officer shot and killed a person on the reservation in Banning, the division mentioned Sunday.
The capturing occurred Friday morning, when tribal police and a Riverside County sheriff’s deputy responded to a report of a useless physique at a home within the 12000 block of Santiago Street about 5:45 a.m.
No physique was discovered, however when the officers and deputy arrived, they had been confronted by an armed man in his 50s and a tribal officer shot him, the Morongo Tribal Police Division mentioned.
The person was pronounced useless on the scene. His identification was not instantly obtainable, however authorities mentioned he was not a tribal member.
No officers had been injured. Investigators discovered a suicide be aware on the residence, and decided there was no ongoing risk to the group.
The officer who shot the person was positioned on administrative go away, and the division mentioned it could not launch their identify below an inside coverage.
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