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Man armed with rifle fatally shot by police after domestic violence incident injures woman in Corona

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A man was fatally shot by police responding to a report of domestic violence in Corona on Tuesday night.
(Los Angeles Times )

A domestic violence call led to an officer-involved shooting in which a man armed with a rifle was shot and killed in Corona on Tuesday night, police said.

Corona police responded to a home in the 2600 block of Tundar Circle about 8:35 p.m. after dispatchers received a call reporting gunshots and a second call reporting that a woman had been injured, police said.

Officers arrived in an armored rescue vehicle and began talking with the man in the house. A woman inside was suffering from gunshot wounds, police said.

“During that period, an officer-involved shooting occurred, which resulted in the fatality of the suspect,” police said.

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It is not clear what prompted authorities to open fire on the man, though police said he was armed. The man has not been identified.

The woman was taken to a hospital in critical condition. Her condition on Wednesday morning was not known.

hannah.fry@latimes.com

Twitter: @Hannahnfry

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