Fontana man, teen daughter killed in shootout, deputies say

L: Anthony Graziano and R: Savanna Graziano
Photo credit Fontana Police Department

FONTANA, Calif. (KNX) – A Fontana man accused of killing his wife and kidnapping his teenage daughter was shot and killed in Hesperia following a pursuit.

During a press conference Tuesday, law enforcement said the suspect, Anthony Graziano and his daughter, 15-year-old Savanna, were killed following a shootout with San Bernardino County law enforcement.

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San Bernardino County deputies received a call Tuesday morning about a car that matched the description of Graziano's car that was included in Monday's Amber Alert. At a press conference, San Bernardino County Sheriff Shannon Discus said Graziano fired at deputies during the multiple jurisdiction pursuit.

When the car stopped on the 15 Freeway Near Valley Road, deputies said a girl in tactical gear, believed to be Savanna, ran at deputies when she was shot.

Anthony Graziano was killed during the gunfire. Savanna Graziano was taken to the hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

Deputies said during the press conference that a rifle was recovered from the scene.

Shortly after the shooting, CHP canceled the Amber Alert for the teenage girl.

Officials shut down I-15 at Main St for scene processing.

On Monday, an Amber Alert was issued for the 15-year-old after she and her father disappeared following the shooting death of Graziano's wife earlier that morning. Police called the deadly shooting “a domestic violence incident.”

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Featured Image Photo Credit: Fontana Police Department