Breaking News!!: Ontario, CA: An explosive device detonated at a Sam’s Club store.
According to the Ontario Police Department, an explosive device was detonated on Thursday, April 5th, 2018 at a Sam’s Club store in Ontario, California.
A spokesperson with the Ontario Police Department said that the incident was initially reported at 2:08pm PT as a structure fire after the caller heard a “popping sound” in the area of Miliken Avenue and Concours Street.
The Ontario Police Department later confirmed that a device was detonated.
At this moment, no reports of injuries or significant damage.
The Ontario Police Department confirmed that a person was detained in the incident.
** Picture from the Ontario Police Department: **
The suspect was identified by Ontario Police Department as 49 year old Hugo Gonzalez from Fontana, California.
The Ontario Police Department has released a picture of the suspect.
According to the Ontario Police Department, investigators believe that Hugo Gonzalez acted alone and that we are searching Hugo Gonzalez’ apartment, located on the 16500 block of Arrow Boulevard in Fontana, California.
Nearby residents are temporarily being evacuated as they search Hugo Gonzalez’ apartment.
According to the Ontario Police Department, investigators are unaware of any additional devices and will be working throughout the night to locate any evidence.
The Ontario Police Department said that a motive for the explosive device was detonated incident is unknown and is under investigation.
Earlier, the bomb squad did searched a vehicle that was stopped in a lane near the intersection of Airport Drive and Etiwanda Avenue in Fontana, California.
The Ontario Police Department initially said that second explosive device was found inside the vehicle, but the Ontario Police Department later retracted their statement and clarified that bomb-making materials were discovered.
More information is still coming into ZachNews.