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Sunday, March 11, 2018

Suspect Accused Of Killing Calif. Officer Taken Into Custody After Standoff


A police officer in tactical gear is seen on March 10, 2018 near the scene where one officer was killed and another wounded by a suspect who remained barricaded at an apartment complex in Pomona. (Credit: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

A 15-hour standoff with a man accused of fatally shooting a California police officer and injuring another comes to an end.
The unidentified suspect was taken into custody Saturday in Pomona, officials confirmed.
Officer Gregory Casillas was killed Friday night, as he attempted to arrest the suspect, after police responded to calls about a reckless driver.
The officers tried to stop the driver when the suspect led them on a chase before running into a nearby apartment complex where he barricading himself inside and fired at officers.
Casillas was pronounced dead at a hospital, while the second officer shot remains in stable condition.

The 30-year-old leaves behind a wife and two young children.

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