VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Authorities are conducting an investigation after a man was shot by police inside the Winco grocery store in Victorville.
It happened at about 12:25 pm, on Friday, August 19, 2022, in the 15300 block of Roy Rogers Drive.
Witnesses say a man walked into the store with a knife in his hands, and when approached by security the situation quickly escalated.
“I was told by an employee to avoid a specific aisle due to a guy with a knife and that police were already on the way,” stated a Winco shopper. “Moments later arguing was heard and about four shots were fired, [and] people started screaming and running.”
Sheriff’s spokeswoman Gloria Huerta said deputies responded to an unwanted subject at the WinCo. “When deputies contacted the subject, a deputy-involved shooting occurred. The suspect was transported to the hospital, no staff were injured,” stated Huerta.
The suspect was rushed out of the business on a gurney and an update on his condition was not available.
Police have closed off the entrances to the shopping center and are conducting an investigation. This is a developing story and additional details will be updated as it becomes available.To follow updates to this article and more, join our newsgroup on Facebook with over 165,000 members. Like our Facebook page, and Follow us on Instagram and Twitter.
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