San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: Thursday, May 19, 2016 / 9:22 P.M.


INCIDENT: P.C.664-187 Attempted Murder


LOCATION: 11200 block of Wesley Avenue, Pomona


SUSPECT(S): Andrew Banda, Hispanic male adult, 24 year old resident of Pomona


VICTIM(S): Fernando Duran, Hispanic male adult, 38 years old


On May 19, 2016, at approximately 9:22 P.M., deputies from the Chino Hills Sheriff’s Station responded to a disturbance call in the 11200 block of Wesley Avenue in Pomona. As deputies arrived, they spoke to Fernando Duran, who had multiple lacerations to the back of his head and lower back. Duran was transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center where he was found to have three, two inch puncture wounds on his lower back, and a collapsed right lung.


Through investigation it was determined that Andrew Banda and Duran got into a physical altercation over borrowing a bicycle that belonged to Banda’s friend. During the altercation, it is believed Banda stabbed Duran three times with a knife. Banda’s girlfriend, Priscilla Sanchez, came out of the house, grabbed a glass bottle, and hit the subject on the back of his head.


Banda was booked into the West Valley Detention Center for attempted murder and is being held on 1,000,000.00 bail.


Any additional information reference this incident, please contact the Chino Hills Police Station at (909) 364-2000, Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call WeTip at 800 78-CRIME.


Refer:Deputy T. Quick


Station:Chino Hills Station


Phone No.909-364-2000


Case No.021600536

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700