Moreno Valley man killed in home by deputies on burglary call
Riverside County sheriff’s deputies killed a man in his Moreno Valley home while responding to a burglary report, sheriff's officials said Thursday.
Jose Ruiz, 31, was fatally shot shortly before 3 p.m. Feb. 8 in the 16000 block of Century Street near Plumeria Lane, the sheriff's office said.
Deputies responding to a neighbor’s report of a burglary entered Ruiz’s home and shot him when he became “combative” with a gun, said Deputy Melissa Nieburger.
Ruiz died about 20 minutes later at the scene, according to a coroner’s report. The shooting remains under investigation, Nieburger said.
-- Amina Khan