Fontana Police Shoot and Kill Bank Robbery Suspect

A bank robbery suspect was shot and killed by Fontana Police Thursday afternoon. The events unfolded around 1:30pm at the Bank of America in the 15000 block of Summit Avenue in Fontana. Police say a suspect walked into the bank with the intention of robbing it. Police quickly received several 911 calls.

Officers were in the area within minutes and had the bank surrounded. The suspect fled on foot into a nearby Wendy’s restaurant. As police surrounded the business, the suspect exited and was confronted by officers. Police say that’s when an officer involved shooting occurred. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene. Police would not elaborate on the weapon the suspect had only saying he was armed. There no officers or bystanders injured in the shooting.