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Fatal officer-involved shooting shuts down 7th Street in Victorville

UPDATE @ 2:45pm – Victorville deputies responded to an assault in the area of 7th St/Desert Knoll Drive. During the contact with suspect a deputy-involved shooting occurred. Female suspect is deceased on scene. Detectives from Specialized Investigations Division conducting the investigation.

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) At about 1:00 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Deputies were involved in a fatal officer-involved shooting.

According to witnesses, 6-7 gunshots were fired into a white Mercedes sedan, fatally wounding at least one occupant inside.

The incident happened in the 14800 block of 7th Street outside a business called the Auto Group.

Deputies immediately shut down 7th Street between Victor and Desert Knolls Streets to conduct an extensive investigation.

Authorities on the scene are remaining tight-lipped, and have not disclosed the circumstances leading up to the shooting.

The Victorville Media Relations Officer, Mara Rodriguez, is expected to arrive on scene to brief media shortly.

This is a breaking news story, and more information will be provided as it becomes available.

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