Indio Police Kill Armed Suspect
Indio police shoot a suspect who was carrying a gun in open sight on Highway 111 Video by kmir6.comvideo
INDIO - An armed man who confronted police along Highway 111 was shot and killed by officers this afternoon.
Indio Police responded to reports of an armed man walking east on 111 from Monroe Street; when police confronted him, he ran a block east into the parking lot of Auto Zone. That's where the unidentified man then confronted officers, who were forced to open fire, killing the suspect.
The suspect's name has not been released.
The Riverside County Sheriff's Department has taken over the investigation into the officer involved shooting. The officer involved has been placed on paid administrative leave.