On April 2, 2023, at about 2:07 a.m., Chino Police Officers responded to the 5400 block of Philadelphia Avenue in reference to a call about a possible dead body. Responding officers located a male subject in the parking lot who had been the victim of a shooting. The subject was pronounced deceased at the scene, and officers determined the subject was the victim of a homicide. The victim was later identified as Philip Hernandez, a 51-year-old resident of Chino.
During the investigation, Detectives arrested Taylor Sanchez, a 21-year-old resident of Chino, and Carlos Lugo Meza Sr., a 62-year-old resident of Chino, for Murder and Conspiracy to Commit Murder.
On April 14, 2023, at about 12:30 pm, Detectives arrested Manuel Malgra, a 45-year-old resident of Chino for his involvement in the shooting. Malgra was later booked at the West Valley Detention Center for Murder.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Frank Wilson at (909) 334-3126.
Sergeant Ted Olden, (909)334-3055.