Man Killed During Liquor Store Theft in West Covina

Man Killed During Liquor Store Theft in West Covina

Police tape in Newport Beach, Calif., on Oct. 26, 2021. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times)

City News Service

City News Service


Updated: 10/9/2023

WEST COVINA, Calif.—A man was killed when he was shot, apparently while trying to prevent a theft at Big Bob’s Liquors and Market in West Covina, authorities said on Oct. 9.
The shooting occurred at 8:45 p.m. on Oct. 8 at the store at 1413 W. Puente Ave., West Covina police Sgt. C. Tedesco told City News Service.
Detectives were working to confirm whether the victim was a clerk or a customer, he said.
Paramedics took him to a hospital where he died, the sergeant said.
The two male suspects drove away from the scene in a white SUV, he said.
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