INCIDENT: Officer Involved Shooting

July 19, 2019

Today, 07/19/2019, at approximately 1129 AM, officers from the Ontario Police Department were attempting to contact Augustin Martinez, at the 9500 block of Lime Avenue, in the county area of Fontana. Martinez, a 23 year old resident of Fontana, was wanted regarding a pursuit which transpired on 07/18/2019, in the City of Ontario.

As officers approached Martinez, he entered into the driver’s seat of a vehicle. Martinez accelerated the vehicle and rammed into officers’ patrol vehicles. When Martinez attempted to run over the officers, an officer involved shooting occurred.

The suspect was struck during the incident and his injuries are being treated at a local area hospital.

No officers were injured. Detectives from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, are currently investigating the officer involved shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sergeant Smith or Detective Demuri at (909) 387-3589.

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