Man is sought in father’s fatal shooting in Rialto

Curtiss Booker Jr.
The Rialto Police Department released this photo of Curtiss Booker Jr., who has been identified as a suspect in the fatal shooting of his father.
(Rialto Police Department)

A Monrovia man suspected of fatally shooting his father after a domestic dispute in Rialto was at large Wednesday morning, police said.

Curtiss Booker, Jr., 31, is considered armed and dangerous, according to Rialto police.

At around 11:16 a.m. Monday, Rialto police received several 911 calls about a gunshot victim in the 400 block of East Chaparral Street.


Booker’s father, 58-year-old Curtiss Booker Sr., was lying in the front yard of a house and later died of his injuries.

Witnesses told police there was a domestic dispute between father and son. The son took out a gun and shot his father, then fled, according to police.

People with information about the case should call the Rialto Police Department at (800) 782-7463 or (909) 820-2632. They should not approach the suspect, police said.