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Man accused of robbing, shooting cashier in Ontario is arrested – Press-Enterprise


A man accused of robbing and shooting a cashier in Ontario on Monday, May 16, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, among other counts, police announced Tuesday.

The incident happened around 2 p.m. in the 300 block of North Mountain Avenue when a man brandished a firearm at a business’ cashier and demanded money, the Ontario Police Department said in a news release. The suspect then shot the cashier, took money from the register and fled the scene, police said.

Responding officers found the cashier with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound and he was taken to the hospital in stable condition, authorities said.

Samuel Felipe, 42, of Ontario was identified as the suspect and was located at his home at 1161 West I Street in Ontario, according to San Bernardino County inmate records. Felipe was arrested at 3:27 p.m. on suspicion of attempted murder, robbery and a parole violation, inmate records showed.

Feilpe was being held on $5 million bail, jail records showed.

Anyone with information about the incident was asked to contact Detective Ryan Ronveaux at 909-408-1748.



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