Jason Kandel

Man Fatally Wounded In Shooting in Pomona

A man was killed Friday night in what Pomona police believe was a drug-and/or gang-related shooting.

Officers responded about 7:35 p.m. to a report of a shooting in the 1100 block of East Pasadena Street, according to the Pomona Police Department.

"The adult male victim was transported to a local hospital but eventually succumbed to his injuries," according to a police statement. "We are actively working the scene to obtain additional information and interview potential witnesses."

PPD Chief Michael Olivieri tweeted about 10 p.m. that a preliminary investigation determined "the incident may be drug and/or gang related."

The department's Major Crimes Task Force and Homicide Detectives investigated the shooting, Olivieri said.

Anyone with information about the shooting was urged to call the Pomona Police Department at 909-620-2085. Tips can be submitted anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 800-222- TIPS or lacrimestoppers.org.

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