Chino Hills Man Fires Gun at a Business While Driving Stolen Car, Captured after 5-Hour Standoff
Photo: 2600 Stagecoach Trail
A Chino Hills man is behind bars after allegedly firing a gun at an Ontario business and barricading himself inside a residence to evade police capture.
The suspect, identified as 27-year-old Carlos Estevan Salazar, allegedly fired at the business, located at in the 2100 block of Hellman Avenue, at about 3:00 PM on Monday, September 16, 2019. Thankfully, no one was injured in the incident.
At almost 9:00 that evening, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department and Chino Police Department located a vehicle that had been stolen and likely used in the shooting.
The vehicle was located at a residence in the 2600 block of Stagecoach Trail in Chino Hills, and investigation indicated that Salazar himself was inside the residence. A five-hour standoff ensued after Salazar refused to exit. Once a search warrant was served, police were able to locate and arrest him without further incident.
Salazar is being held at West Valley Detention Center on a $75,000 bail. Jail records show that he faces charges of disorderly conduct and shooting at an inhabited dwelling. He is also being held on outstanding warrants from the counties of Tulare and Kern.