RIALTO: Man shoots stripper
RIALTO: Man shoots stripper in face, kills self
A man shot a private dancer in the face Wednesday night, April 17, then committed suicide inside a Rialto strip club.
Police said the man asked for a private lap dance shortly after 7 p.m. at the Spearmint Rhino Gentlemen’s Club in the 300 block of South Riverside Avenue in Rialto.
After going in the back room with one of the strippers, he pulled a gun at the end of the dance and shot the woman in the face, according to a Rialto police statement.
The man then shot himself, killing himself inside the club. Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.
The dancer shot was taken by ambulance and is expected to survive.
Police have not identified the gunman or what prompted the shooting.