Fontana police shoot, wound man in Encino during drug investigation

Fontana police shoot, wound man in Encino during narcotics investigation

Fontana police shot a man Wednesday afternoon near a home in a quiet Encino cul de sac, authorities said.

About 1:45 p.m., officers from the Fontana Police Department were serving a warrant in the 6300 block of Yarmouth Avenue in connection with an ongoing narcotics investigation, according to department spokeswoman Martha Guzman-Hurtado.

At some point, a man was shot by officers and transported to the hospital in an unknown condition, Guzman-Hurtado said.

Police did not release details about what led up to the shooting. Authorities did not say whether the man had a weapon.

The Los Angeles Police Department plans to investigate the shooting. 

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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