Man shot, killed in confrontation with Corona police after domestic violence call

Man shot, killed in confrontation with Corona police after domestic violence call

California man killed by police after shooting wife

A rifle-wielding man was shot and killed Tuesday evening in a confrontation with Corona police officers, who then found a woman inside the home with gunshot wounds, authorities said.

The woman, who was wounded before officers arrived, remained in critical condition Wednesday morning, Corona Sgt. Chad Fountain said.

Rifle-wielding man shot and killed by Corona police

Investigators examine the scene in the 2600 block of Tundra Cir. on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, where a man with a rifle was shot and killed by Corona Police responding to a domestic violence call Tuesday night. A woman was found inside the home with gun shot wounds and was taken to the hospital where she is listed in critical condition. (Photo by Stan Lim, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

CORONA, Calif. (AP) — Officers responding to a domestic violence call in Southern California say they fatally shot a man after he critically wounded his wife and pointed a rifle at police.

Residents leave the 2600 block of Tundra Cir. on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, after a man with a rifle was shot and killed by Corona police responding to a domestic violence call Tuesday night in Corona. A woman was found inside the home with gun shot wounds and was taken to the hospital where she is listed in critical condition.(Photo by Stan Lim, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

Kouroubacalis says the mans 59-year-old wife was suffering from apparent gunshot wounds and that its believed her husband shot her. Shes hospitalized in critical condition.

A gurney is wheeled towards a home in the 2600 block of Tundra Cir. on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 after a man with a rifle was shot and killed by Corona police responding to a domestic violence call Tuesday night in Corona. A woman was found inside the home with gun shot wounds and was taken to the hospital where she is listed in critical condition. (Photo by Stan Lim, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

A Corona Police Department rescue vehicle sits outside a home in the 2600 block of Tundra Cir. on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, after a man with a rifle was shot and killed by police responding to a domestic violence call Tuesday night in Corona. A woman was found inside the home with gun shot wounds and was taken to the hospital where she is listed in critical condition. (Photo by Stan Lim, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

Gunshots were reported at about 8:35 p.m. Tuesday in the 2600 block of Tundar Circle, followed by reports of a domestic violence incident involving an injured woman and a man possibly armed with a gun, Corona police Sgt. Chad Fountain said.

Armed Man Fatally Shot By Police Responding To Domestic Violence Call In Corona

Residents speak together outside their homes in the 2600 block of Tundra Cir. on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, after a man with a rifle was shot and killed by police responding to a domestic violence call Tuesday night in Corona. A woman was found inside the home with gun shot wounds and was taken to the hospital where she is listed in critical condition. (Photo by Stan Lim, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

CORONA (CBSLA) — A man armed with a rifle was killed and a woman was wounded in an officer-involved shooting Corona early Wednesday morning.

Residents are escorted back to their homes in the 2600 block of Tundra Cir. on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, after a man with a rifle was shot and killed by police responding to a domestic violence call Tuesday night in Corona. A woman was found inside the home with gun shot wounds and was taken to the hospital where she is listed in critical condition. (Photo by Stan Lim, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

Officers tried talking to the man before the officer-involved shooting. The man was killed, and police say they recovered a rifle.

Corona police close off the 2600 block of Tundra Cir. on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, after a man with a rifle was shot and killed by police responding to a domestic violence call Tuesday night in Corona. A woman was found inside the home with gun shot wounds and was taken to the hospital where she is listed in critical condition. (Photo by Stan Lim, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

A Corona Police Department rescue vehicle sits outside a home in the 2600 block of Tundra Cir. on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, after a man with a rifle was shot and killed by police responding to a domestic violence call Tuesday night in Corona. A woman was found inside the home with gun shot wounds and was taken to the hospital where she is listed in critical condition. (Photo by Stan Lim, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

When officers arrived, police Officer Tobias Kouroubacalis (kuh-ROO-buh-kal-is) says they positioned a rescue vehicle outside the home and began trying to communicate with the man. Thats when Kouroubacalis says the 68-year-old man pointed a rifle at them, prompting them to fatally shoot him.

Expand Police received the call at 8:35 p.m. for the 2600 block of Tundar Circle in Corona, originally about possible gunshots, followed by more calls about an injured woman and a man with a gun, Fountain said.

AACORONA, Calif. (AP) Officers responding to a domestic violence call in Southern California say they fatally shot a man after he critically wounded his wife and pointed a rifle at police.

Police went to the home with an armored rescue vehicle and spoke to the suspect. It was during that time that the man was fatally shot by officers, a police statement said.

Kouroubacalis says the mans 59-year-old wife was suffering from apparent gunshot wounds and that its believed her husband shot her. Shes hospitalized in critical condition.

On Wednesday morning, neighbors gathered near the home, where the armored police vehicle remained at the front.

Corona police said Wednesday that officers responded to calls about a domestic violence dispute at a home involving a possibly armed man and an injured woman on Tuesday night.

Tundar Circle had yellow tape strewn across the street, with officers lifting it to let residents in and out. Children were on their way to school.

Police asked that anyone with information on the incident to contact Senior Detective Mario Hernandez at 951-279-3659 or email him at [email protected]

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