Witness says he heard at least 5 gunshots during deadly officer-involved shooting in Covina

An officer-involved shooting in Covina left a suspect dead. 

The shooting happened in front of a liquor store near the intersection of East Arrow Highway and North San Dimas Avenue around 10:10 p.m. Saturday. 

Paramedics transported the suspect to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to Sheriff’s investigators. No officers were hurt. 

Pablo Hernandez, who works nearby, says he heard between five to seven gunshots, and witnessed the aftermath of the shooting. 

“[I] saw officers walking up to the suspect and started giving him CPR,” he said. “I’ve seen another suspect being handcuffed so I know there was two but I didn’t see anybody else.”

Details about what led to the shooting are still under investigation.

Anyone with information was asked to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. 

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