Covina, California – A Covina man was fatally shot after confronting a suspect in a car break-in on Tuesday, according to authorities.
The break-in happened in Covina’s 100 block of North Charter Drive. Several neighbors tried to detain the suspect and chased him along Covina Boulevard to the 1800 block.
“They confronted him in a condo complex, and during the confrontation the suspect fired three times and killed one of the neighbors trying to apprehend him,” Covina police said in a statement.
The assailant fled from the scene and is still on the loose.
Authorities did not release a detailed description of the suspect.