Corona: One Dead Two Wounded as Shots Break Out at Costco Friday Night


A shooting broke out inside a Costco in Corona on Friday, leaving one person dead and two other victims wounded. An argument seems to have set off the shootings which left one man dead. Two others were injured by gunfire. The suspected shooter also may have been injured and was taken into custody according to Corona police Lt. Jeff Edwards .

At 7:46 pm Corona Police Officers were sent to Costco Wholesale located at 480 N. McKinley Street, Corona regarding an active shooting inside the business. Responding officers arrived in just over one minute.

Upon entering Costco, officers located four injured people on the floor. One subject died of their injuries at the scene. The three other subjects, including an off duty officer from another agency, were transported to local hospitals in unknown conditions.

Investigators have accounted for all of the people directly involved with this incident. The name, age and gender of the deceased subject will not be released until the Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner formally identifies the subject and notifies their next of kin.

If you have any information about this incident please contact Lieutenant Newman at 951-817-5788 or email Robert.Newman@CoronaCA.gov.

Press Release Provided By the Corona Police Department

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