San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department
DATE/TIME: Friday, March 11, 20167:54 p.m.
INCIDENT: Residential Burglary / Deputy Involved Shooting (no injuries)
LOCATION: 14800 block of Providence Road, Adelanto
SUSPECT: Unknown – Hispanic male, 5’10”, wearing a black jacket
On Friday, March 11, 2016 at 7:54 p.m. a deputy responded to an alarm call at the Providence Road residence. The alarm company advised this was an activation due to a broken window. The deputy arrived and found a broken window on the south side of the home. The deputy announced into the home, “Sheriff’s Department.” The suspect entered the bedroom, carrying an unknown, black object. The suspect did not comply with the deputy’s commands and the deputy shot at the suspect, who turned and fled the residence, into the neighborhood.
Deputies from Victor Valley and Victorville stations, along with Deputy Moyer and his K-9, searched for the suspect but were unable to locate him.
Sheriff’s Homicide Investigators responded to conduct the investigation, and do not believe the suspect was struck by the gunfire.
Investigators are asking for assistance from the public to identify the suspect involved. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Detective Nick Hartleben at (909)387-3589. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com.
Refer: Sergeant John Gaffney or Detective Nick Hartleben
Station: Specialized Investigations Division – Homicide Detail
Phone No. (909)387-3589
Case No. DR#241600663 H#2016-020
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