Man attacked Chumash security guard before being shot and killed

February 24, 2018

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man shot and killed by a Chumash Casino security guard early Tuesday morning as a Santa Barbara resident who was permanently banned from the casino property. Prior to being shot and killed, the man stole a security guard’s Taser and used it against him, according to the sheriff’s office. [Cal Coast Times]

Last November, Jose Guido, 37, was banned from Chumash Casino Resort, reportedly for a theft-related incident. At about 2 a.m. on Tuesday, Chumash security investigators caught Guido trespassing on the casino property, contacted him and told him to leave the premises.

A scuffle ensued, during which Guido snatched a Chumash security investigator’s Taser and used it against him, a sheriff’s office news release states. The security guard then shot Guido three times, killing him.

An autopsy conducted on Wednesday confirmed Guido died of gunshot wounds. Guido’s official cause and manner of death is pending toxicology results.

Once the sheriff’ office completes its investigation, it will forward the case to the Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office for review. Authorities have not released the identity of the security guard who shot and killed Guido.







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6 Comments

  1. horse_soldier says:

    There must be something this guy didn’t understand about what a permanent ban is. He should not have been there, and once asked to leave he should have done just that—left! Mr. Guido’s bad choices ultimately led to his death. Some people don’t know when to walk away.

  2. junkag says:

    Ya mess wif da bull, ya get da horns

  3. copperhead says:

    And I thought I always left the casino a loser.

  4. AGDUDE says:

    I would say The DA’s office will have their hands full , guy takes a taser , and security shot him 3 times , These indians are out of hand ,when your on their land you are treated beyond being in a foreign county, you have no rights , my bet DA’s has a excuses and passes , you people be warned you have no rights on dian land .. none zero .. so you might get your ass shot off.. seems heavy handed..

    • Ben Daho says:

      If someone used a tazer against YOUR spouse, would you feel the same? How do you know the idiot wasn’t standing there defiant and threatening. As you can see, you have 23 down votes. 1 up votes. The dead man stole a weapon from security and used it against them. Pull yer head out,.

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