Ontario Police are investigating a shooting that led to the death of a man in the 300 block of East Carlton Street, in the City of Ontario.
Police were called to the scene of the shooting early this morning at approximately 12:03 AM. Upon arrival, they discovered an adult male victim lying on the front porch of the residence with an apparent gun shot wound. The victim succombed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by Ontario Fire paramedics. The suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival and has not been identified.
Information received from witnesses indicate the suspect knew the victim and they had engaged in some type of argument prior to the shooting. Investigators are still trying to determine a motive for the shooting.
The victim’s identity will not be released until notification from the San Bernardino County Coroner’s office is complete.
Information regarding the identity of the suspect is limited. Police are for asking anyone with information to contact Detective Robert Marquez at 909-395-2777 or 909-986-6711.
Information can also be reported anonymously by calling WE-TIP at 800-78-CRIME or on-line at www.wetip.com.