Azusa police shot and killed a man in adjacent Glendora Wednesday morning, and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was assisting with the investigation, authorities said.

The shooting occurred about 1:09 a.m. near Glendora Avenue and Route 66, according to Deputy Eva Jimenez of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

The victim was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Jimenez said. No details about what led up to the shooting were immediately available.

Deputy Tracy Koerner of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau said the fatal gunfire came from Azusa police.

Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to contact the Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at

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