Two shootings in Pomona leave one man dead, another critically injured

Two separate shootings in Pomona left one man dead and another critically wounded, police said.

The first incident occurred shortly after 7 p.m. Saturday when 26-year-old Joshua Daniel Roberts was shot from a passing car while he rode his bike on the 1500 block of Sheridan Avenue, police said.

Roberts was airlifted to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, authorities said.

Shortly before 4 a.m. on Sunday, another shooting occurred inside a home on the 800 block of W. Monterey Avenue, authorities said.


When police and paramedics arrived at the scene, they found 24-year-old Alex Noriega shot multiple times, said police Sgt. Michael Neaderbaomer.

Noriega was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in critical condition but was expected to survive, Neaderbaomer said.

Police have no information about the people behind the shootings or their motivations, Neaderbaomer said.

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